Definition of DONATIVE

something given in addition to what is ordinarily expected or owed <the support of the military was bought with a large donative to a couple of well-placed generals>
something given to someone without expectation of a return <regarded her annual bonus as a just recompense for her job performance and not as some corporate donative>
Synonyms bestowal, comp, donation, donative, fairing [British], freebie (or freebee), giveaway, handsel, lagniappe, largesse (also largess), present, presentation

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