• 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.