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  • nouncharitable donation
  • noungood deed

synonyms for benefaction

  • aid
  • alms
  • contribution
  • donation
  • endowment
  • gift
  • legacy
  • relief
  • generosity
  • favor
  • assistance
  • benevolence
  • philanthropy
  • kindness
  • charity
  • good turn
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antonyms for benefaction

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  • injury
  • loss
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How to use benefaction in a sentence

These chests were a kind of Mont de Piété, and to found them was at first the favourite form of benefaction.
OXFORDANDREW LANG
A second chaplain was subsequently added by the benefaction of one William de Homelyn.
BELL'S CATHEDRALS: THE CATHEDRAL CHURCH OF RIPONCECIL WALTER CHARLES HALLETT
But though the most rigid economist might not have objected, would Burns have accepted such a benefaction, had it been offered?
ROBERT BURNSPRINCIPAL SHAIRP.
The history of the Philharmonic Societys benefaction may properly be completed at this point.
THE LIFE OF LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN, VOLUME III (OF 3)ALEXANDER WHEELOCK THAYER
I'll write to Whelpdale, and let him know that his benefaction has extended even to Sark.'
NEW GRUB STREETGEORGE GISSING
So we depart in the comfortable glow of benefaction, rather than in the calmer consciousness of indebtedness baldly paid.
A MIDSUMMER DRIVE THROUGH THE PYRENEESEDWIN ASA DIX
To these it may not be very impertinent to suggest a remembrance of the old alderman of Lynn's kindly benefaction.
MISCELLANEAJULIANA HORATIA EWING
When he was fairly inside the Thacher kitchen, the benefaction of his presence was felt by every one.
A COUNTRY DOCTOR AND SELECTED STORIES AND SKETCHESSARAH ORNE JEWETT
Under his benefaction the celebrated William Pinkey was educated and made a man.
SAGES AND HEROES OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTIONL. CARROLL JUDSON
Such a refuge from the perils of the saloon and the street is an immense benefaction in any neighborhood.
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