benefactor definition

  • noun:
    • the one that gives help, especially educational funding.
    • an individual who provides one a present. Often means somebody who gives money to a charity or another type of organization.
    • person who confers an advantage or benefits.
    • actually, a well-doer; one who does great.
    • one that confers good results; a kindly assistant: as, “the great benefactor of mankind,”
    • person who makes a benefaction to or endows a charitable or any other institution; one that makes a bequest.
    • an individual who helps men and women or organizations (especially with financial help)

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