Meaning of donate

do•nate

Pronunciation: (dō'nāt, dō-nāt'), [key]
— v., -nat•ed, -nat•ing.
—v.t.
  1. to present as a gift, grant, or contribution; make a donation of, as to a fund or cause: to donate used clothes to the Salvation Army.
—v.i.
  1. to make a gift, grant, or contribution of something; give; contribute: They donate to the Red Cross every year.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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