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1. benefactor

noun. ['ˈbɛnəˌfæktɝ'] a person who helps people or institutions (especially with financial help).

Synonyms

  • obliger
  • benefactress
  • humanitarian
  • rescuer
  • offerer
  • accommodator
  • good Samaritan
  • saviour
  • giver
  • bondswoman
  • supporter
  • helper
  • savior
  • bestower
  • offeror
  • conferrer
  • do-gooder
  • sparer
  • improver
  • bondsman
  • presenter
  • donor
  • provider
  • sponsor
  • uncle
  • good person
  • liberator
  • fairy godmother
  • patron

Antonyms

  • bad person
  • employer
  • inhumane
  • nonworker

Etymology

  • benefactor (Latin)
  • benefacio (Latin)

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Rhymes with Benefactor

  • abductor
  • abductor
  • actor
  • akhtar
  • auchter
  • buchter
  • character
  • chiropractor
  • collector
  • collector
  • compactor
  • conductor
  • connecter
  • connector
  • constrictor
  • constructor
  • contractor
  • decter
  • defector
  • derecktor

Sentences with benefactor


1. Noun, singular or mass
Add your name and address to the upper left-hand corner of the letter to your benefactor.

Quotes about benefactor


1. The person who knows one thing and does it better than anyone else, even if it only be the art of raising lentils, receives the crown he merits. If he raises all his energy to that end, he is a benefactor of mankind and its rewarded as such.
- Og Mandino

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