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Giver definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

GIV'ER, n. One who gives a donor; a bestower; a grantor; one who imparts or distributes.
It is the giver, and not the gift, that engrosses the heart of the christian.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: someone who devotes himself completely; "there are no greater givers than those who give themselves"
2: person who makes a gift of property [syn: donor, giver, presenter, bestower, conferrer]

Merriam Webster's

noun Date: 14th century one that gives ; donor

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Giver Giv"er, n. One who gives; a donor; a bestower; a grantor; one who imparts or distributes. It is the giver, and not the gift, that engrosses the heart of the Christian. --Kollock.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

(givers) You can refer to a person or organization that gives or supplies a particular thing as a giver of that thing. Germany is the largest giver of aid among the wealthy countries of the West. N-COUNT Giver is also a combining form. ...if the money-givers do not have specific projects in view. COMB in N-COUNT

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

n. Donor, bestower, disposer, donator (law).

Moby Thesaurus

Maecenas, Santa Claus, almoner, almsgiver, angel, assignor, awarder, backer, bestower, cheerful giver, conferrer, consignor, contributor, donator, donor, fairy godmother, feoffor, financer, funder, grantor, imparter, lady bountiful, patron, patroness, philanthropist, presenter, settler, subscriber, sugar daddy, supporter, testate, testator, testatrix, vouchsafer



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