- Meaning – a person who gives money ( financial aid) or other help to a person or cause.
- Synonyms – patron, sponsor, supporter, backer, promoter, donor.
- Antonyms – donee, giftee, recipient.
- Usage –
- a low-interest loan from a benefactor allowed them to build a floor for the exhibition hall.
- In his old age he became a benefactor of the arts.
- Mr. Sharma is one of the benefactor of the school.