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donation

do·na·tion

donation

 
pronunciation:
d neI shn
features:
Word Parts
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act or an instance of giving or contributing, as to a cause.
His donation of the money to a charity surprised his family.Each donation was scrupulously recorded.
synonyms:
contribution, grant
similar words:
alms, charity, endowment, generosity, handout, philanthropy, presentation
definition 2: the gift or contribution thus made.
Even a small donation is greatly appreciated.Your donations will help many children get the medical attention they need.
synonyms:
contribution, gift, grant, present
similar words:
alms, benefaction, charity, collection, endowment, offering, philanthropy
Word Parts
The word donation contains the following part:
don, donat, dat Latin root that means give