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I happen to have the benefit of having a son-in-law who was the former Mr. France and a trainer. I like being his benefactor and I like the way he works.
Suzanne Somers

Meaning of "benefactor" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF BENEFACTOR

benefactor  [ˈbɛnɪˌfæktə] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF BENEFACTOR

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Benefactor is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES BENEFACTOR MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of benefactor in the English dictionary

The definition of benefactor in the dictionary is a person who supports or helps a person, institution, etc, esp by giving money; patron.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH BENEFACTOR


acta
ˈæktə
actor
ˈæktə
calefactor
ˌkælɪˈfæktə
chiropractor
ˈkaɪərəpræktə
cofactor
ˈkəʊˌfæktə
compactor
kəmˈpæktə
contactor
kɒnˈtæktə
contractor
ˈkɒntræktə
detractor
dɪˈtræktə
exacta
ɪkˈsæktə
extractor
ɪkˈstræktə
factor
ˈfæktə
malefactor
ˈmælɪˌfæktə
multifactor
ˌmʌltɪˈfæktə
nonfactor
ˌnɒnˈfæktə
reactor
rɪˈæktə
redactor
rɪˈdæktə
reenactor
ˌriːɪnˈæktə
subcontractor
ˌsʌbkənˈtræktə
tractor
ˈtræktə

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE BENEFACTOR

benefact
benefaction
benefactory
benefactress
benefic
benefice
beneficence
beneficent
beneficential
beneficently
beneficial
beneficial owner
beneficially
beneficialness
beneficiaries
beneficiary
beneficiate
beneficiation
benefit
benefit association

WORDS THAT END LIKE BENEFACTOR

attractor
Caterpillar tractor
child actor
coagulation factor
contributing factor
director
distractor
feel-good factor
fusion reactor
growth factor
heavy-water reactor
nerve growth factor
nuclear reactor
power factor
protection factor
Q factor
risk factor
screen actor
supporting actor
wow factor
X factor

Synonyms and antonyms of benefactor in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «BENEFACTOR»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «benefactor» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of benefactor

Translation of «benefactor» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF BENEFACTOR

Find out the translation of benefactor to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of benefactor from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «benefactor» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

捐助人
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

bienhechor
570 millions of speakers

English

benefactor
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

परोपकारी
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

متبرع
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

благодетель
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

benfeitor
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

হিতকারী
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

bienfaiteur
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Dermawan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Wohltäter
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

後援者
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

후원자
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Wong sing nguripake
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

làm việc từ thiện
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

புரவலர்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

दाता
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

hayırsever
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

benefattore
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

dobroczyńca
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

благодійник
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

binefăcător
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ευεργέτη
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

weldoener
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

välgörare
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

velgjører
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of benefactor

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «BENEFACTOR»

The term «benefactor» is quite widely used and occupies the 45.801 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «BENEFACTOR» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «benefactor» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «benefactor» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about benefactor

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5 QUOTES WITH «BENEFACTOR»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word benefactor.
1
Andy Hertzfeld
Apple was our benefactor at starting General Magic, but about a year later decided they would rather BE General Magic and tried to make us blink out of existence... which we eventually did, but it took a few years.
2
Zoltan Kodaly
Real art is one of the most powerful forces in the rise of mankind, and he who renders it accessible to as many people as possible is a benefactor of humanity.
3
Og Mandino
The person who knows one thing and does it better than anyone else, even if it only be the art of raising lentils, receives the crown he merits. If he raises all his energy to that end, he is a benefactor of mankind and its rewarded as such.
4
Suzanne Somers
I happen to have the benefit of having a son-in-law who was the former Mr. France and a trainer. I like being his benefactor and I like the way he works.
5
Gideon Welles
This crowd did not diminish through the whole of that cold, wet day; they seemed not to know what was to by their fate since their great benefactor was dead, and though strong and brave men wept when I met them.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «BENEFACTOR»

Discover the use of benefactor in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to benefactor and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Paul as Benefactor: Reciprocity, Strategy and Theological ...
Paul utilized specific rhetorical strategies and contextual 'theologies' in the course of the collection project to ensure its completion, but also to secure his role as benefactor of Jerusalem.Paul and Jerusalem's conflicting ideologies ...
Stephan Joubert, 2000
2
The Benefactor: A Novel
The Benefactor, Susan Sontag's first book and first novel, originally published in 1963, introduced a unique writer to the world.
Susan Sontag, 2013
3
Lucifer, Tempter Or Benefactor?: Rosicrucian Christianity ...
This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original.
Max Heindel, 2006
4
The Benefactor: A Jack Taggart Mystery
The benefactor tellsmeyou've been seeing him regularly.” “PatHarris! Are you kidding me?He'sonly afriend I'm helping tutor.” Mia stared atMr.Frank and tried not to let sarcasm enter her voice. “Perhaps youshould letthe benefactor know heis ...
Don Easton, 2014
5
Thomas A. Edison, Benefactor of Mankind: The Romantic Life ...
This is a new release of the original 1931 edition.
Francis Trevelyan Miller, 2013
6
Selim the Benefactor of Mankind
Turning round, he beheld the sage Amurath, a venerable old man, a friend of his father, and one who had always shown a paternal solicitude in the fortunes of Selim.
James Kirke Paulding, 2010
7
Hadrian as builder and benefactor in the western provinces
In the final analysis, even though the type and extent of building varied considerably between the various provinces, it is clear that the volume of civic Hadrianic building works exceeded Trajanic by more than thirty percent and Antonine ...
Trudie E. Fraser, 2006
8
The Benefactor: A Tale of A Small Circle
This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923.
Ford Madox Ford, 2010
9
Gutenberg; Or, the World's Benefactor
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1881 edition.
Emily C. Pearson, 2012
10
Love and Friendship in Plato and Aristotle
picture is complex, and yields a superficial inconsistency: on the one hand, 'the better should be more loved than he loves' (8.7.1158b25); on the other, benefactor loves beneficiary more than beneficiary loves benefactor (9.7.1167^7- 18).
A. W. Price, 1989

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «BENEFACTOR»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term benefactor is used in the context of the following news items.
1
NZ Book Awards turning to page thanks to donor
However it may not have happened without one benefactor. New Zealand Book Awards Trust chair Nicola Legat said the funding for the major ... «3News NZ, Jul 15»
2
A Corkman's philanthropy
Called the Gibson Bequest after the generous benefactor, Joseph Stafford Gibson, it comprises paintings, sculptures, sketches and prints by ... «Irish Times, Jul 15»
3
West Swim Club wedded to building state-of-the-art facility
Their financial adviser and benefactor, Don Bartecki, sat down for lunch with the loan officer and told him that if anyone was going to get this ... «Chicago Tribune, Jul 15»
4
France discreetly returns looted gold antiquities to China
“He wanted to help France, but ended up being a benefactor to China,” one source told Le Parisien. Another collector, Christian Deydier, who ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Jul 15»
5
Review: 'Sense and Sensibility' opens Livermore Shakes Fest on …
... and Molly Noble makes a pleasingly dotty Mrs. Jennings, their constantly matchmaking benefactor. Amy Billroth-Maclurg is all sweetness and ... «San Jose Mercury News, Jul 15»
6
No-kill Clay County shelter seeks help recovering after flash flood …
A benefactor donated a washer and dryer Monday, Gauger said. Other people have dropped off food. "Anything is greatly appreciated," Gauger ... «Lexington Herald Leader, Jul 15»
7
The Esplanade Is Blooming with New Improvements
Seated at a purple patio set donated by a French benefactor, Marinovich's face lights up as she talks about landscape architects Charles Elliot ... «Boston magazine's Boston Daily, Jul 15»
8
Matthew Morrison will appear at gala for Kelli O'Hara
Gala tickets range from $2,500 to $250. Benefactor level, at $2,500 per person, includes a cocktail party, highest priority seating at performance ... «The Weston Forum, Jul 15»
9
'Bula big benefactor of CDC
JESSICA DELL of Pierpont Township works with Finley Gerics, 5, of Conneaut during the Conneaut Arts Center Art Camp for Kids in June. «The Star Beacon, Jul 15»
10
Presentation on Caz Library's Museum Benefactor Planned
Betsey will talk about Mr. Hubbard, Cazenovia's benefactor and philanthropist, and how he bought the building in 1890 to become a public ... «Madison County Courier, Jul 15»

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