benefactor


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  • noun

Synonyms for benefactor

Synonyms for benefactor

a person who supports or champions an activity, cause, or institution, for example

a person who gives to a charity or cause

Synonyms for benefactor

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Burdovsky made this claim, I proposed to found a school with this money, in memory of my benefactor, but I shall honour his memory quite as well by giving the ten thousand roubles to Mr.
The first thing I did was to recompense my original benefactor, my good old captain, who had been first charitable to me in my distress, kind to me in my beginning, and honest to me at the end.
It was some months, however, before I resolved upon this; and, therefore, as I had rewarded the old captain fully, and to his satisfaction, who had been my former benefactor, so I began to think of the poor widow, whose husband had been my first benefactor, and she, while it was in her power, my faithful steward and instructor.
The family was struggling to raise the money but thanks to an appeal in the Evening Telegraph a mystery benefactor stepped forward.
When, late in the film, Thea protests, ``I'm not used to getting things for nothing,'' it feels utterly false; she's been passed from benefactor to benefactor throughout the entire proceedings.
By providing quick, desktop access, as well as a suite of analytical tools, Safari allows the power of Benefactor and Colleague to be used to their best advantage.
Sir David Attenborough had been due to launch a last-ditch appeal today to save the painting for the nation - but instead the gallery announced that the benefactor, had come forward with the money.
the largest company dedicated to developing enterprise resource management solutions for the higher education market, announced today the release of Benefactor 5.
There are four levels of membership available: Corporate Benefactor, Corporate Sponsor, Corporate Member and Associate Member.
The plaque records the donation of the field by village benefactor Lord Waring in 1929.
have purchased the assets of Capital Publishing, the parent company of Worth, Civilization and The American Benefactor from Fidelity Capital, the venture capital arm of Fidelity Investments.
Robert Mabro, the Director of the OIES said, "We are delighted to welcome TNK as a benefactor.
A leading local benefactor, Hart bequeathed his estate to Los Angeles County as a park and museum for the public.
Mosaic brings together Coopers & Lybrand's existing participant account management software, Benefactor, and its interactive voice response system, the Benefits Information Line, with Charles Schwab's innovative electronic interface SchwabLink.