Synonyms and Antonyms 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> Synonyms alms, benefaction, beneficence, charity, contribution, philanthropyRelated Words offering, tithe; bequest, endowment, legacy; aid, assistance, dole, handout, relief, welfare; grant, subsidy; benevolence, bestowal, largesse (also largess), present, presentation
2 something given to someone without expectation of a return <a chocolate cake was my donation to the office party> Synonyms bestowal, comp, gift, donative, fairing [British], freebie (or freebee), giveaway, handsel, lagniappe, largesse (also largess), present, presentationRelated Words alms, benefaction, beneficence, benevolence, charity, contribution, dole, handout, oblation, offering, philanthropy, tithe; box [British], care package, foy [chiefly Scottish]; grant, subsidy; remembrance, tribute, valentine; bonus, boon, windfall; courtesy, favor, generosity, sacrifice; gratuity, propine [Scottish], tip; award, prize, reward; dowry; bequest, legacyNear Antonyms advance, loan; bribe, douceur, peace offering, sop
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