donation


donation

noun

Definition of DONATION

1
a gift of money or its equivalent to a charity, humanitarian cause, or public institution <a generous donation to the orphanage from an anonymous benefactor>
2
something given to someone without expectation of a return <a chocolate cake was my donation to the office party>
Synonyms bestowal, comp, donation, donative, fairing [British], freebie (or freebee), giveaway, handsel, lagniappe, largesse (also largess), present, presentation

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