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donate

verb
     
do‧nate [intransitive and transitive]
1 to give something, especially money, to a person or an organization in order to help them
donate something to somebody/something
Last year he donated $1,000 to cancer research.
2MH to allow some blood or a body organ to be removed from your body so that it can be used in a hospital to help someone who is ill or injured:
people who volunteer to donate blood
WORD FOCUS: give WORD FOCUS: give
put something in someone's hand: hand, pass

officially give something to someone: award, present, grant, confer, allocate

give something to people in a group: hand out, pass around, distribute

give to a charity: donate

give something to people after you die: leave, pass on, bequeath


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