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Donate  v. t.  (past & past part. donated; pres. part. donating)  To give; to bestow; to present; as, to donate fifty thousand dollars to a college.






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"Donate" Quotes from Famous Books



... a society of this kind are several. It makes the action of the organization that of a legalized corporation and takes away liability of individual members. If anyone should desire to donate money to the organization, we would have a corporate entity that would be responsible under the law for the safe handling of such funds. Under the law we can hold such funds up to the point where the income ...
— Northern Nut Growers Association Report of the Proceedings at the Fourteenth Annual Meeting • Various

... DONATE. This word, which is defined as meaning to give, to contribute, is looked upon by most champions of good English as being an abomination. Donation is also little used by careful writers. "Donate," says Mr. Gould, "may be dismissed with this remark: so ...
— The Verbalist • Thomas Embly Osmun, (AKA Alfred Ayres)

... the national government to donate a herd of at least twenty-five bison, provided Congress would purchase a range, fence it and maintain the herd. The offer was immediately accepted, and with commendable promptness Congress appropriated $40,000 with which to purchase the range, and fence ...
— Our Vanishing Wild Life - Its Extermination and Preservation • William T. Hornaday

... this the town of M. offered to donate to the railroad company $47,000 if the new machine shop could be located there, steam up and machinery running, on the first day of January ...
— The Last Spike - And Other Railroad Stories • Cy Warman

... A woman may donate herself piecemeal, or over and over again, yet deem herself perfectly loyal.—And perhaps naturally ...
— Hints for Lovers • Arnold Haultain



Words linked to "Donate" :   pledge, present, give



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