giver


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giv·er

 (gĭv′ər)
n.
1. One that gives: a giver of gifts.
2. A donor or contributor. Often used in combination: almsgivers.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.giver - someone who devotes himself completely; "there are no greater givers than those who give themselves"
good person - a person who is good to other people
2.giver - person who makes a gift of propertygiver - 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"

giver

noun donor, provider, contributor, benefactor, donator the largest giver of aid amongst the wealthy counties of the west

giver

noun
A person who gives to a charity or cause:
Translations

giver

[ˈgɪvəʳ] Ndonante mf, donador(a) m/f

giver

[ˈgɪvər] n [aid] → donateur/trice m/f

giver

nSpender(in) m(f); he was a generous giver to church fundser hat großzügig für die Kirche gespendet

giver

[ˈgɪvəʳ] ndonatore/trice
References in classic literature ?
Heartsease is my favorite flower, and these will always remind me of the gentle giver.
Grace being said, -- for those people have their grace as well as we --though Queequeg told me that unlike us, who at such times look downwards to our platters, they, on the contrary, copying the ducks, glance upwards to the great Giver of all feasts --Grace, I say, being said, the High Priest opens the banquet by the immemorial ceremony of the island; that is, dipping his consecrated and consecrating fingers into the bowl before the blessed beverage circulates.
I could have got a title easily enough, and that would have raised me a large step in everybody's eyes; even in the king's, the giver of it.
In his memoirs he piously thanks the Giver of all Good for remembering him in his needs and delivering sundry such cargoes into his hands at times when only special providences could have relieved him.
bout ten year ole dat 'uz good to me, en hadn't no mammy, po' thing, en I loved her en she loved me; en she come out whah I uz' workin' en she had a roasted tater, en tried to slip it to me-- robbin' herself, you see, 'ca'se she knowed de overseer didn't give me enough to eat--en he ketched her at it, en giver her a lick acrost de back wid his stick, which 'uz as thick as a broom handle, en she drop' screamin' on de groun', en squirmin' en wallerin' aroun' in de dust like a spider dat's got crippled.
At first, while I supposed you satisfied that Colonel Campbell was the giver, I saw it only as paternal kindness, and thought it the most natural thing in the world.
I love you better now, when I can really be useful to you, than I did in your state of proud independence, when you disdained every part but that of the giver and protector.
This turn hath made amends; thou hast fulfill'd Thy words, Creator bounteous and benigne, Giver of all things faire, but fairest this Of all thy gifts, nor enviest.
She had felt humiliated by his kindness to her (he was a generous giver of presents), and, with the instinct of an anarchist, had taken disparagement of his advice and defiance of his authority as the signs wherefrom she might infer surely that her face was turned to the light.
Menelaus, son of Atreus, and you my good friends, sons of honourable men (which is as Jove wills, for he is the giver both of good and evil, and can do what he chooses), feast here as you will, and listen while I tell you a tale in season.
And of that which is neither yours nor your subjects' you can be a ready giver, as were Cyrus, Caesar, and Alexander; because it does not take away your reputation if you squander that of others, but adds to it; it is only squandering your own that injures you.
These active beings flitted here and there like so many demons completing some unknown labor; these were the beggars of the Court of Miracles -- the agents of the giver of holy water in the Square of Saint Eustache, preparing barricades for the morrow.