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do·nor

 (dō′nər)
n.
1. One that contributes something, such as money, to a cause or fund.
2. Medicine An individual from whom blood, tissue, or an organ is taken for transfusion, implantation, or transplant.
3. Chemistry An atom, molecule, or ion that provides a part to combine with an acceptor, especially an atom that provides two electrons to form a bond with another atom.
4. Electronics An element introduced into a semiconductor with a negative valence greater than that of the pure semiconductor.
adj.
Medicine Used for transfusion, implantation, or transplant: a donor organ.

[Middle English, from Anglo-Norman donour, from Latin dōnātor, from dōnāre, to give; see donation.]

donor

(ˈdəʊnə)
n
1. a person who makes a donation
2. (Medicine) med any person who voluntarily gives blood, skin, a kidney, etc, for use in the treatment of another person
3. (Law) law
a. a person who makes a gift of property
b. a person who bestows upon another a power of appointment over property
4. (Chemistry) the atom supplying both electrons in a coordinate bond
5. (Electronics) an impurity, such as antimony or arsenic, that is added to a semiconductor material in order to increase its n-type conductivity by contributing free electrons. Compare acceptor2
[C15: from Old French doneur, from Latin dōnātor, from dōnāre to give]
ˈdonorˌship n

do•nor

(ˈdoʊ nər)

n.
1. a person who gives or donates.
2. a provider of blood, an organ, or other biological tissue for transfusion or transplantation.
3. an atom that provides a pair of electrons to form a chemical bond. Compare acceptor (def. 3).
adj.
4. of or pertaining to the biological tissue of a donor: donor organ.
5. indicating, pertaining to, or for a giver of a donation, esp. a biological donation: a donor card; donor records.
[1400–50; late Middle English donour < Anglo-French (Old French doneur) < Latin dōnātor=dōnā(re) (see donation) + -tor -tor]
do′nor•ship`, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.donor - person who makes a gift of propertydonor - person who makes a gift of property
benefactor, helper - a person who helps people or institutions (especially with financial help)
abnegator - one who gives up or relinquishes or renounces something
almsgiver - a person who gives alms
Indian giver - an offensive term for someone who asks you to return a present he has given you
altruist, philanthropist - someone who makes charitable donations intended to increase human well-being
settlor, trustor - (law) a person who creates a trust by giving real or personal property in trust to a trustee for the benefit of a beneficiary; a person who gives such property is said to settle it on the trustee
contributor, subscriber - someone who contributes (or promises to contribute) a sum of money
subsidiser, subsidizer - someone who assists or supports by giving a subsidy
tipper - a person who leaves a tip; "a generous tipper"
2.donor - (medicine) someone who gives blood or tissue or an organ to be used in another person (the host)
medical specialty, medicine - the branches of medical science that deal with nonsurgical techniques
benefactor, helper - a person who helps people or institutions (especially with financial help)
blood donor - someone who gives blood to be used for transfusions
organ donor - someone from whom an organ is taken for transplantation

donor

donor

noun
A person who gives to a charity or cause:
Translations
مَانِحمُتَبَرِّع
dárce
donor=-donor
luovuttaja
donator
adományozódonor
-gjafi; gefandi
ドナー
기증자
darca
givare
ผู้บริจาค
bağışçıverici
người hiến nội tạng/máu

donor

[ˈdəʊnəʳ]
A. Ndonante mf
B. CPD donor card Ncarnet m de donante
donor organ Nórgano m donado

donor

[ˈdəʊnər]
n
[blood, organ] → donneur/euse m/f
(to charity) [money] → donateur/trice m/f
modif
[egg, sperm, organ] → de donneur/euse
[country, community, agency] → donateur/tricedonor card ncarte f de donneur d'organes

donor

n (Med, to charity) → Spender(in) m(f)

donor

[ˈdəʊnəʳ] n (gen, Med) → donatore/trice

donate

(dəˈneit) , ((American) ˈdouneit) verb
to give to a fund etc. He donated $100 to the fund.
doˈnation noun
a gift of money or goods to a fund or collection. All donations are welcome.
donor (ˈdounə) noun
a giver of a gift or of a part of the body used to replace a diseased part of someone else's body. The new piano in the hall is the gift of an anonymous donor; a kidney donor; a blood donor.

donor

مَانِح dárce donor Spender δωρητής donante luovuttaja donneur donator donatore ドナー 기증자 donor donor dawca doador донор givare ผู้บริจาค verici người hiến nội tạng/máu 捐献者

do·nor

n. donante, donador; persona contribuyente;
___ cardtarjeta de ___.

donor

adj de donante; — semen semen m de donante; n donante mf; living — donante vivo; organ — donante de órganos; universal — donante universal
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All they want is for that person to get better and to have a better life, so offering to be a living donor is quite amazing.
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Living donors are likelier than those not supportive of donation to consider their role as a living donor to be an aspect of their self-identity (Hyde & White, 2009).
The National Living Donor Assistance Center (NLDAC) announced that as of late November, 2039 living donors had completed their donor surgery using the program.
I don't think people really understand what being a living donor involves.