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donate

do·nate

donate

 
 
pronunciation:
do neIt [or] do neIt
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: donated, donates, donating
definition: to give or contribute (something), as to a cause, charity, or group effort.
She donated her old organ to a nearby church.Many volunteers donated their time to the Red Cross.He donated thousands of dollars to the candidate's election campaign.
 
similar words:
contribute
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to make a gift or contribution.
She donates to various charities.
similar words:
contribute, give
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derivation: donator (n.)
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