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1. donation

noun. ['doʊˈneɪʃən'] a voluntary gift (as of money or service or ideas) made to some worthwhile cause.

Synonyms

  • offering
  • gift
  • political donation
  • benefaction
  • contribution

Etymology

  • donation (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • donatio (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Donation

  • deinstitutionalization
  • institutionalization
  • self-congratulation
  • antidiscrimination
  • telecommunication
  • nondiscrimination
  • misrepresentation
  • mischaracterization
  • internationalization
  • industrialization
  • decriminalization
  • transillumination
  • self-determination
  • renationalization
  • recapitalization
  • prestidigitation
  • misinterpretation
  • misidentification
  • miscommunication
  • experimentation
  • excommunication
  • disqualification
  • discontinuation
  • denationalization
  • decentralization
  • transplantation
  • singularization
  • self-perpetuation
  • securitization
  • reinterpretation

Example sentences of the word donation


1. Noun, singular or mass
If they do, bring them to the library as a donation.

Quotes containing the word donation


1. The measure of life is not its duration, but its donation.
- Peter Marshall

2. The value of life is not in its duration, but in its donation. You are not important because of how long you live, you are important because of how effective you live.
- Myles Munroe

3. It is not the duration but the donation of life that matters the most.
- Debasish Mridha

2. donation

noun. ['doʊˈneɪʃən'] act of giving in common with others for a common purpose especially to a charity.

Synonyms

  • gift
  • subscription
  • alms
  • contribution

Antonyms

  • disable
  • stingy
  • disagreement
  • nonpayment

Etymology

  • donation (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • donatio (Latin)
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