Synonyms and related words:
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

Moby Thesaurus. . 1996.

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  • Giver — Giv er, n. One who gives; a donor; a bestower; a grantor; one who imparts or distributes. [1913 Webster] It is the giver, and not the gift, that engrosses the heart of the Christian. Kollock. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • giver — [giv′ər] n. a person who gives: often in compounds [lawgiver, almsgiver] * * * giv·er (gĭvʹər) n. 1. One that gives: a giver of gifts. 2. A donor or contributor. Often used in combination: almsgivers. * * * …   Universalium

  • giver — index benefactor, donor, feoffor, good Samaritan, grantor, supplier Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • giver — giv‧er [ˈgɪvə ǁ ər] noun [countable] FINANCE a person or organization that gives money to a political party, charity (= an organization that exists to help people, in health, education) etc; = DONOR: • 32% of the country s givers say they are… …   Financial and business terms

  • giver — mid 14c., from GIVE (Cf. give) + ER (Cf. er) (1). O.E. agent noun forms were giefend, giefa …   Etymology dictionary

  • giver — [giv′ər] n. a person who gives: often in compounds [lawgiver, almsgiver] …   English World dictionary

  • giver — [[t]gɪ̱və(r)[/t]] givers N COUNT 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. ...a complex social ritual …   English dictionary

  • giver — noun Giver is used after these nouns: ↑care …   Collocations dictionary

  • giver — noun Lynette threw her indolent nephews out of the house, vowing that her days as the family giver were over Syn: donor, contributor, donator, benefactor, benefactress, provider; supporter, backer, patron, sponsor, subscriber …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • giver — give ► VERB (past gave; past part. given) 1) freely transfer the possession of; cause to receive or have. 2) yield as a product or result. 3) carry out (an action). 4) cause to experience or suffer. 5) state or put forward (information or… …   English terms dictionary

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