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donate 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Verb
/ˈdōnāt/,/dōˈnāt/,
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donated, past tense; donated, past participle; donating, present participle; donates, 3rd person singular present;
  1. Give (money or goods) for a good cause, for example to a charity
    • - the proceeds will be donated to an AIDS awareness charity
  2. Allow the removal of (blood or an organ) from one's body for transplantation, transfusion, or other use


  1. give to a charity or good cause; "I donated blood to the Red Cross for the victims of the earthquake"; "donate money to the orphanage"; "She donates to her favorite charity every month"
  2. (donation) contribution: a voluntary gift (as of money or service or ideas) made to some worthwhile cause
  3. (donation) contribution: act of giving in common with others for a common purpose especially to a charity
  4. A donation is a gift given by physical or legal persons, typically for charitable purposes and/or to benefit a cause. ...
  5. (Donation (in canon law)) A Donation, when referred to in canon law in the Roman Catholic Church, is defined as the gratuitous transfer to another of some right or thing. ...
  6. To make a donation; to give away something of value to support or contribute towards a cause or for the benefit of another
  7. (donated) something that has been donated has been given away for free.
  8. (donation) A call made by a player who fully expects to lose; made either out of boredom or irrational optimism.
  9. (Donation) Transfer of equipment, money, goods, services, and property with or without specifications as to its use. Sometimes donation is used to designate contributions that are made with more specific intent than is usually the case with a gift, but the two terms are often used interchangeably.
  10. (DONATION) Deed by which a person makes an irrevocable lifetime gift of property to another. The deed must be drafted and signed in front of a notaire.
  11. (DONATION) Although donations are not a requirement, we certainly appreciate them. Server costs ( teamspeak, game servers, domains ) doesn't come cheap.
  12. (DONATION) contracts. The act by which the owner of a thing, voluntarily transfers the title and possession of the same, from himself to another person, without any consideration; a gift. (q. v.)
  13. (Donation) A citizen or group may wish to give land or interests in land to the Service for the benefit of wildlife. Aside from the cost factor, these acquisitions are no different than any other means of land acquisition. Gifts and donations have the same planning requirements as purchases.
  14. (Donation) A monetary or non-monetary gift made to a charitable organization that is provided with no expectation of returned benefit.
  15. (Donation) A permanent gift to the archives from an individual or organization.
  16. (Donation) Click the button below to make a donation through PayPal. Just a few dollars helps with the books, software, web site hosting, and the time devoted to enhancing the work approach blue print available on this site. ...
  17. (Donation) Donations of land or interests in land (easement) can be made by a landowner to the public agency or private nonprofit organization. This may allow the donor to claim federal and state income tax advantages, remove donated value from capital gains, and reduce potential estate taxes. ...
  18. (Donation) Land that is donated outright to a land trust or agency for conservation purposes.
  19. (Donation) Money (or occasionally goods) given voluntarily, not usually intended to provide any specific benefit in return. Often applied to individual "donors".
  20. (Donation) Property owners whose real property is required for a highway project may donate all or part of such required property to the acquiring agency. Property owners must be fully informed of their right to just compensation as well as their right to have an appraisal made of the property. ...
  21. (Donation) a gift given from one person or organisation to another. This is different to a payment given in return for goods or services.
  22. (Donation) gift. If made to a qualified non-profit charitable, religious, educational or public service organization, it may be deductible as a contribution in calculating income tax.
  23. (Donation) is ACTFL’s sustained public awareness campaign to build understanding among the public, business, and government of the importance of learning languages. ...
  24. (donation) In archives, a voluntary deposit of records by a person or organization in which both legal title and physical custody are formally transferred by the donor to the institution maintaining the archives. In libraries, the term is used synonymously with gift. See also: donor file.
  25. (donation) money you don’t expect to see again (except in better products and successful people)