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Synonyms for benefactor
ˈbɛn əˌfæk tər, ˌbɛn əˈfæk-bene·fac·tor

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms4.3 / 4 votes

  1. benefactor

    Synonyms:
    friend, supporter, contributor, upholder, well-wisher, favorer, well-doer, patron

    Antonyms:
    foe, opponent, disfavorer, antagonist, rival, backfriend, oppressor

Princeton's WordNet2.9 / 7 votes

  1. benefactor, helpernoun

    a person who helps people or institutions (especially with financial help)

    Synonyms:
    supporter, assistant, helper, help

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PPDB, the paraphrase database1.0 / 1 vote

  1. List of paraphrases for "benefactor":

    patron

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#76help
#503friend
#2318assistant
#9028contributor
#12931helper
#14122patron
#15000supporter
#45642benefactor
#282650upholder

How to use benefactor in a sentence?

  1. Rich Barger:

    We think it's likely a cohort of Chinese actors, a bunch of mini-groups that are handled by one main benefactor, we think this series of activity over time is a little more distributed, and that is why there is not a broad consensus as to the beginning and end of this group.

  2. Mark Twain:

    We owe a deep debt of gratitude to Adam, the first great benefactor of the human race: he brought death into the world.

  3. Nikita Mazepin:

    It takes millions and millions of dollars. They need a benefactor to help an American driver race in Formula One. For all the talk about it, there’s no one that’s ever stepped up to do that.

  4. Robert G. Ingersoll:

    The destroyer of weeds, thistles, and thorns is a benefactor whether he soweth grain or not.

  5. Samuel Johnson:

    He is a benefactor of mankind who contracts the great rules of life into short sentences, that may be easily impressed on the memory, and so recur habitually to the mind.


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