donate

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Circa 1845, back-formation from donation, chiefly in American English. Ultimately from Latin dōnāre (to give).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /dəʊˈneɪt/, /dəˈneɪt/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈdoʊˌneɪt/, /doʊˈneɪt/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -eɪt

Verb[edit]

donate (third-person singular simple present donates, present participle donating, simple past and past participle donated)

  1. (transitive, intransitive) To make a donation; to give away something of value to support or contribute towards a cause or for the benefit of another.
    She donates 100 dollars to Red Crescent every year.
    He donated an etching from his own collection to the new art gallery.

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Adverb[edit]

donate

  1. present adverbial passive participle of doni

Italian[edit]

Verb[edit]

donate

  1. second-person plural present indicative of donare
  2. second-person plural imperative of donare
  3. feminine plural of donato

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Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

dōnāte

  1. second-person plural present active imperative of dōnō