benefactor


benefactor
I noun abettor, advocate, aid, aider, ally, altruist, assister, backer, beneficent friend, benefiter, champion, contributor, defender, donor, favorer, free giver, friend, giver, Good Samaritan, help, helper, humanitarian, kind person, maintainer, ministrant, patron, philanthropist, promoter, protector, redeemer, rescuer, seconder, succorer, supporter, sustainer, upholder, well-doer II index backer, contributor (giver), donor, good Samaritan, patron (influential supporter), promoter, proponent, receiver, Samaritan, sponsor

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  • benefactor — mid 15c., from L.L. benefactor, from L. phrase bene facere, from bene well (see BENE (Cf. bene )) + facere to do (see FACTITIOUS (Cf. factitious)). Translated in O.E. as wel doend …   Etymology dictionary

  • benefactor — benefactor, ra adjetivo,sustantivo masculino y femenino 1. Que protege o ayuda a otra persona o institución: La persona benefactora prefiere no dar su nombre. Mi abuelo es el benefactor de esta causa …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

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  • Benefactor — (lat.), Wohlthäter …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

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