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ˈdoʊ neɪt, doʊˈneɪtdo·nate

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. donate(verb)

    give to a charity or good cause

    "I donated blood to the Red Cross for the victims of the earthquake"; "donate money to the orphanage"; "She donates to her favorite charity every month"


  1. donate(Verb)

    To make a donation; to give away something of value to support or contribute towards a cause or for the benefit of another.

    Etymology: Circa 1845, back-formation from donation, chiefly in American English. Ultimately from donare (to give).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Donate(verb)

    to give; to bestow; to present; as, to donate fifty thousand dollars to a college

    Etymology: [L. donatus, p. p. of donare to donate, fr. donum gift, fr. dare to give. See 2d Date.]

British National Corpus

  1. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'donate' in Verbs Frequency: #1089

Anagrams for donate »

  1. atoned, no date

  2. Atoned

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How to pronounce donate?

  1. Alex
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How to say donate in sign language?

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of donate in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of donate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of donate in a Sentence

  1. Scott Trompeter:

    He does a great a job but I know one thing for certain, he does donate his check every week.

  2. Delly Adams:

    I wish to see more love, and so I'm going to be that love, if I could inspire just three more people to donate kidneys and those three people could inspire three more people. And those three could inspire three more. If you just did that 11 times over, we would completely wipe out... the kidney waiting list. That's doable to me.

  3. Richard Benjamin:

    That risk is always going to be there. People who donate blood within two weeks of exposure always will be missed by testing.

  4. Rao Asim:

    We had big (party) plans, but we have decided as a family to donate the money for the bushfires relief effort.

  5. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez:

    We had been building and building, knocking on doors and doing everything we could, but a lot of the rhetoric I was met with from day one was,' You know,( Jeff Klein) is so powerful, and you have an uphill battle and I don't know if I want to donate. I received so many no's and so many question marks, asking if it was possible, then June 26th happened.

Images & Illustrations of donate

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