donate


Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Financial, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

do·nate

 (dō′nāt′, dō-nāt′)
v. do·nat·ed, do·nat·ing, do·nates
v.tr.
1. To present as a gift to a fund or cause; contribute.
2. Medicine To provide (blood, tissue, or an organ) for transfusion, implantation, or transplant.
3. Chemistry To provide (an electron or atom, for example) for combination with an acceptor.
v.intr.
To make a contribution to a fund or cause.

[Back-formation from donation.]

do′na·tor n.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

donate

(dəʊˈneɪt)
vb
to give (money, time, etc), esp to a charity
doˈnator n
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014

do•nate

(ˈdoʊ neɪt, doʊˈneɪt)

v. -nat•ed, -nat•ing. v.t.
1. to present as a gift, esp. as a donation to a fund.
v.i.
2. to make a contribution.
[1775–85, Amer.]
do′na•tor, n.
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.

donate


Past participle: donated
Gerund: donating

Imperative
donate
donate
Present
I donate
you donate
he/she/it donates
we donate
you donate
they donate
Preterite
I donated
you donated
he/she/it donated
we donated
you donated
they donated
Present Continuous
I am donating
you are donating
he/she/it is donating
we are donating
you are donating
they are donating
Present Perfect
I have donated
you have donated
he/she/it has donated
we have donated
you have donated
they have donated
Past Continuous
I was donating
you were donating
he/she/it was donating
we were donating
you were donating
they were donating
Past Perfect
I had donated
you had donated
he/she/it had donated
we had donated
you had donated
they had donated
Future
I will donate
you will donate
he/she/it will donate
we will donate
you will donate
they will donate
Future Perfect
I will have donated
you will have donated
he/she/it will have donated
we will have donated
you will have donated
they will have donated
Future Continuous
I will be donating
you will be donating
he/she/it will be donating
we will be donating
you will be donating
they will be donating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been donating
you have been donating
he/she/it has been donating
we have been donating
you have been donating
they have been donating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been donating
you will have been donating
he/she/it will have been donating
we will have been donating
you will have been donating
they will have been donating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been donating
you had been donating
he/she/it had been donating
we had been donating
you had been donating
they had been donating
Conditional
I would donate
you would donate
he/she/it would donate
we would donate
you would donate
they would donate
Past Conditional
I would have donated
you would have donated
he/she/it would have donated
we would have donated
you would have donated
they would have donated
Collins English Verb Tables © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.donate - 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"
gift, present, give - give as a present; make a gift of; "What will you give her for her birthday?"
pledge, subscribe - pay (an amount of money) as a contribution to a charity or service, especially at regular intervals; "I pledged $10 a month to my favorite radio station"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

donate

verb give, present, contribute, grant, commit, gift, hand out, subscribe, endow, chip in (informal), bestow, entrust, impart, bequeath, make a gift of He frequently donates large sums to charity.
Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002

donate

verb
1. To present as a gift to a charity or cause:
2. To give in common with others:
Informal: kick in.
Slang: come across.
The American Heritage® Roget's Thesaurus. Copyright © 2013, 2014 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
Translations
تبرعيَتَبَرَّعيَتَبَرَّعُ
darovatvěnovat
donereforære
kinkima
lahjoittaa
donirati
láta af hendi rakna, leggja fram
寄付する
기증하다
aukotiaukotojas
dāvinātziedot
podariti
donera
บริจาค
quyên góp

donate

[dəʊˈneɪt] VTdonar
to donate blooddonar sangre
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

donate

[dəʊˈneɪt] vt
[+ money, clothes] → faire don de, donner
to donate sth to sb → faire un don de qch à qn
[+ blood, organ] → faire don de
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

donate

vt money, blood, kidneyspenden; gifts to a charity alsostiften; timezur Verfügung stellen
vispenden; to donate to charityfür wohltätige Zwecke spenden
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

donate

[dəʊˈneɪt] vtelargire
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

donate

(dəˈneit) , ((American) ˈdouneit) verb
to give to a fund etc. He donated $100 to the fund.
doˈnation noun
a gift of money or goods to a fund or collection. All donations are welcome.
donor (ˈdounə) noun
a giver of a gift or of a part of the body used to replace a diseased part of someone else's body. The new piano in the hall is the gift of an anonymous donor; a kidney donor; a blood donor.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

donate

يَتَبَرَّعُ darovat donere spenden δωρίζω donar lahjoittaa faire don de donirati donare 寄付する 기증하다 doneren donere obdarować doar дарить donera บริจาค bağışlamak quyên góp 捐赠
Multilingual Translator © HarperCollins Publishers 2009

donate

v. donar, regalar.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

donate

vt donar
English-Spanish/Spanish-English Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
References in classic literature ?
Of course the coloured people were glad to give anything that they could spare, but I want to add that Miss Davidson did not apply to a single white family, so far as I now remember, that failed to donate something; and in many ways the white families showed their interested in the school.
Donors using this method are not able to donate again until December.
A week before Moses' death, Mr Mokane's family members were told to mobilise themselves and donate blood for his survival, but it was inadequate until he succumbed.
Speaking to Muscat Daily, Ahmed al Kharusi, an honorary team member who has donated blood 150 times, said, 'The Oman Blood Donors team in cooperation with the Central Blood Bank in Bausher organised this event to honour those who donate blood regularly.
"There isn't any particular reason that I continue to donate blood.it is just for the sake of humanity," said Iyad while speaking to Khaleej Times.
And I'm so glad he convinced me because I got to donate my hair again but this time to @hairforhope.heads at @headsbyvolumed_manila!'
The Chief Minister of Odisha, Naveen Patnaik has initiated The Odisha Chief Minister's Relief Fund wherein people can donate money to.
Deputy director of preventive and promotive health services Ibrahim Gedi urged the local community to volunteer to donate blood every three months.
The blood donation drive drew a huge response from the students, faculty members and staff and especially girls who turned up to donate blood for children suffering from thalassemia and other patients.
A statement said that a large number of students, faculty and staff members gathered in the blood donation camp at NUML in Islamabad to donate blood for thalassemia patients of Pakistan Thalassemia Centre.
Average time it takes to donate a unit of whole blood
Donors must be weigh between 50-160 kilograms and be aged between 17 and 66 - though some people aged over 70 can donate.