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Definition of Donor

Donor

  1. One who gives or bestows; one who confers anything gratuitously; a benefactor.
  2. One who grants an estate; in later use, one who confers a power; -- the opposite of donee.

Donor Quotations

There are two kinds of cloning right now. One is therapeutic cloning which is for coming up with cures for life threatening, really, really awful diseases. Then there is reproductive cloning, which is to make a human being out of your DNA and a donor egg.
Mary Tyler Moore

Living with a single kidney is almost exactly like living with two; the remaining kidney expands to take up the slack. (When kidneys fail, they generally fail together; barring trauma or cancer, there's not much advantage to a backup.) The main risk to the donor is the risk of any surgery.
Virginia Postrel

I don't believe in funerals. I believe in celebrating life, and showing people, while they're alive, how much I care about them. And I don't believe in this business of burial. I'm an organ donor. Whether its my skin or my eyeballs, use whatever bits are intact and put the rest in the garbage.
Carmen Dell'Orefice

At a time when special interest money is being showered on legislators in Washington, grassroots donors offer members of Congress a refreshing independence. The $25 and $50 donor is not looking for special favors. He or she is simply expecting their Congressman to go do the right thing.
John Sarbanes

The only truly anonymous donor is the guy who knocks up your daughter.
Lenny Bruce
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Donor Translations

donor in French is donateur
donor in Norwegian is giver, donor
donor in Spanish is donador, donante
donor in Swedish is givare
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