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do·nate / ˈdōnāt; dōˈnāt/ • v. [tr.] give (money or goods) for a good cause, for example to a charity: the proceeds will be donated to an AIDS awareness charity. ∎  allow the removal of (blood or an organ) from one's body for transplantation, transfusion, or other use. DERIVATIVES: do·na·tor / ˈdōnātər/ n.

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donate XIX. Back-formation from donation (XV) — (O)F. — L. dōnātiō, noun of action f. dōnāre, f. dōnum gift.
So donative XV. — L. n. of dōnātīvus. donor XV. — AN. donour, OF. doneur :- L. dōnātor, -ōr-. Hence donee XVI.

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