Examples of donor in a Sentence
The money was raised from individual donors.
She is one of the charity's major donors.
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DeVos — a billionaire Republican donor from Michigan who came to the secretary’s job lacking experience in public education — has made several trips to Florida since she was narrowly confirmed by the Senate in February.
The invitation tells guests that the group can accept unlimited amounts from donors.
Exploring whether the institute would be willing to alter its official name if a private donor was willing to make a contribution upward of $1 billion.
The Hillel building at Kent State University is named after Cohn and his wife, who has also served on the board of Planned Parenthood, and both are major donors to the Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County.
Trump also met with Mercer this week, at a dinner for major donors at his club in Bedminster, New Jersey.
At UCLA’s Donated Body Program, Dean Fisher uses a device to dissolve the dead bodies of donors.
A third-generation actress with a spirited sense of activism, Dern can attract donors to the museum and help bridge the generational divide within the Academy over its diversity initiative.
Using a gene editing technology called CRISPR/Cas9, Mitalipov and colleagues repaired the mutations in embryos created through in vitro fertilization (IVF) using sperm from a patient with the mutation and eggs from healthy donors.
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Origin and Etymology of donor
First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
Synonymsangel, donator, benefactor, fairy godmother, Maecenas, patron, sugar daddy
Related Wordsbenefactress, patroness; almoner, almsgiver, philanthropist; altruist, bestower, contributor, giver; helper, subscriber, supporter; guardian angel, protector, savior (or saviour)
Near Antonymsbeneficiary, donee, giftee, recipient
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