donor noun

1 gives a part of their body

ADJ. blood (transfusion), bone marrow, kidney, organ, etc. | potential | suitable The operation will go ahead as soon as a suitable donor can be found.

DONOR + VERB donate sth, give sth Donors give blood twice a year.

DONOR + NOUN blood, organ Donor organs are constantly required for transplant operations. | card

2 gives money/goods

ADJ. anonymous The charity received £50,000 from an anonymous donor. | aid Japan has been one of the country's biggest aid donors.

DONOR + VERB give sth, make a donation, pledge sth Donors pledged a total of $1,000 million in relief aid.

DONOR + NOUN country, government loans from rich donor countries to developing nations