donation

noun
ADJECTIVE
generous, large, sizeable, substantial
small
company, corporate
personal, private
public

The project is funded by public donation.

anonymous
voluntary
charitable, political
campaign (esp. AmE)
cash, financial, monetary (esp. AmE)
tax-deductible
online
blood, egg, organ, sperm, etc.
VERB + DONATION
give, make, send

He made a generous donation to the charity.

accept, get, receive, take
appeal for, ask for, solicit (esp. AmE)
collect
depend on, need, rely on
PREPOSITION
in donations

The charity has received over $10 million in donations.

donation to

a donation to a charity

donation towards/toward

a donation towards/toward the building of a new hospital


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  • DONATION — DONATI Libéralité entre vifs, à caractère irrévocable et portant sur des biens actuels, la donation est une translation de biens qu’un donateur opère sans contrepartie; comme d’autres droits (italien, espagnol, suisse, etc.), le Code civil… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Donation — La donation est un contrat par lequel une personne, le donateur, se dépouille irrévocablement, de son vivant, sans contre partie et dans une intention libérale, d un bien, en faveur d une autre personne, le donataire, qui y consent. Il ne faut… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • donation — do·na·tion n 1: the making of an esp. charitable gift 2 in the civil law of Louisiana: a voluntary transfer of ownership of property from one person to another compare sale dis·guised donation: a transfer of property (as a sale) that does not… …   Law dictionary

  • donation — DONATION. s. f. Don qui se fait par quelque acte public. Donation entrevifs. Donation à cause de mort. Donation pure et simple. Donation conditionnelle. Donation irrévocable. Faire une donation. Révoquer une donation. Casser une donation.… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie Française 1798

  • donation — Donation. s.f. v. Don qui se fait par quelque acte public. Donation entre vifs, pour cause de mort. donation pure & simple donation conditionnelle. faire une donation. revoquer une donation. casser une donation …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • Donation — Do*na tion, n. [L. donatio; cf. F. donation.] 1. The act of giving or bestowing; a grant. [1913 Webster] After donation there is an absolute change and alienation of the property of the thing given. South. [1913 Webster] 2. That which is given as …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • donation — donation, benefaction, contribution, alms are comparable when they denote a gift of money or its equivalent for a charitable, philanthropic, or humanitarian object. Donation is freely used for such a gift {blood donations} {seeking small… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • donation — • donation, gåva, legat, fond, skänk • gåva, present, skänk, donation …   Svensk synonymlexikon

  • donation — (n.) early 15c., from O.Fr. donacion (13c.), from L. donationem (nom. donatio) a presenting, giving, noun of action from pp. stem of donare give as a gift, from donum gift, from PIE *donum gift (Cf. Skt. danam offering, present, O.C.S. dani… …   Etymology dictionary

  • donation — [n] gift a hand*, aid, allowance, alms, appropriation, assistance, benefaction, beneficence, bequest, boon, charity, contribution, dole, do one’s part*, endowment, gifting, grant, gratuity, handout, help, helping hand* largess, lump, offering,… …   New thesaurus

  • donation — Donation, Condonatio …   Thresor de la langue françoyse

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