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Doner vs. Donor

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Donernoun

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Donornoun

One who makes a donation.

‘The charity raised $2,000 from various donors.’; ‘The hospital is seeking an organ donor.’;

Donernoun

Goner; someone who is done for.

Donornoun

(chemistry) A group or molecule that donates either a radical, electrons or a moiety in a chemical reaction. Compare acceptor.

‘a carbonyl donor molecule’;

Donornoun

One who gives or bestows; one who confers anything gratuitously; a benefactor. Inverse of recipient.

Donornoun

One who grants an estate; in later use, one who confers a power; - the opposite of donee.

‘Touching, the parties unto deeds and charters, we are to consider as well the donors and granters as the donees or grantees.’;

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Donornoun

person who makes a gift of property

Donornoun

(medicine) someone who gives blood or tissue or an organ to be used in another person (the host)

Donornoun

a person who donates something, especially money to charity

‘an anonymous donor has given £25’; ‘loans from rich donor countries’;

Donornoun

a person who provides blood, an organ, or semen for transplantation, transfusion, etc.

‘one third of patients die before a suitable donor is found’; ‘a blood donor’;

Donornoun

an atom or molecule that provides a pair of electrons in forming a coordinate bond.

Donornoun

an impurity atom in a semiconductor which contributes a conducting electron to the material.

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Donor

A donor in general is a person, organization or government which donates something voluntarily. The term is usually used to represent a form of pure altruism, but is sometimes used when the payment for a service is recognized by all parties as representing less than the value of the donation and that the motivation is altruistic.

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