Synonyms and Antonyms of Maecenas
one that helps another with gifts or money the opera company no longer has an array of moneyed Maecenases to which it can turn for financial support Synonyms angel, donator, donor, fairy godmother, benefactor, patron, sugar daddyRelated Words benefactress, patroness; almoner, almsgiver, philanthropist; altruist, bestower, contributor, giver; helper, subscriber, supporter; guardian angel, protector, savior (or saviour)Near Antonyms beneficiary, donee, giftee, recipient
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