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A donor in general is a person that donates something voluntarily. Usually used to represent a form of pure altruism but sometimes used when the payment for a service is recognised by all parties as representing less than the value of the donation and that the motivation is altruistic. In business law, a donor is someone who is giving the gift, and a donee the person receiving the gift.

Often the word is used as a short for:

In art:

  • donor portrait, portrait of the person who paid for a painting, typically in a church

In literature:


Simple English

A donor is a person who gives money, food, toys, blood, body parts, etc. to help other people in need. Giving something is called a donation.


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