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donor, giver, presenter, bestower, conferrernoun
person who makes a gift of property
(medicine) someone who gives blood or tissue or an organ to be used in another person (the host)
One who donates, typically, money.
Etymology: From donoure, donour; from donour, from doneur (See donneur).
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
A giver; a bestower; one who gives any thing.
Etymology: from dono, Latin.
Litters thick besiege the donor’s gate,
And begging lords and teeming ladies wait
The promis’d dole. John Dryden, Juvenal, Sat. i.
It is a mighty check to beneficent tempers to consider how often good designs are frustrated by an ill execution of them, and perverted to purposes, which, could the donors themselves have foreseen, they would have been very loth to promote. Francis Atterbury, Sermons.
one who gives or bestows; one who confers anything gratuitously; a benefactor
one who grants an estate; in later use, one who confers a power; -- the opposite of donee
Etymology: [F. donneur, OF. daneor, fr. donner. See Donee, and cf. Donator.]
"Donor" is an episode of The Outer Limits television show. It first aired on 29 January 1999.
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'donor' in Nouns Frequency: #2915
The numerical value of donor in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of donor in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
So what's gon na happen is this, I'm going to have surgery, I'm going to have a kidney transplant in September of this year. I'm all good, I'm all good, I'm all good. I have a donor, it's all good, i want you to know I came here to give you my love and to thank you for your love. You ain't got ta hear no rumors about nothing, I told you what's up. I'm good. All right ?
If you look at fertility curves, there's about a 50% decline in the ability for a woman to get pregnant from age 30 to 40 and every two years [after 40] it is cut in half, then pretty much by the age of 44 anyone who is achieving pregnancy is using an egg donor and not talking about it. Very few women over the age of 44 get pregnant with their own eggs.
We are dealing with donor dollars here, so we are going to do it in the most efficient way possible with the most cost effective way as well.
It just seemed like God had given me this opportunity to be able to share with him something that I had that Jeremy desperately needed, through prayer and talking with my wife, it just seemed like it was the responsible and right thing to do for me as a Christian, to at least initially find out if I could even be a donor, just seeing if we were even a match.
We have concluded that the exposure came from the process we were using to prepare donor breast milk.
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