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benefactors

[ ben-uh-fak-ter, ben-uh-fak- ]SEE DEFINITION OF benefactors

Synonyms for benefactors

  • backer
  • contributor
  • patron
  • philanthropist
  • promoter
  • protector
  • supporter
  • aid
  • altruist
  • angel
  • assistant
  • fan
  • helper
  • humanitarian
  • mark
  • sponsor
  • subscriber
  • subsidizer
  • well-wisher
  • Good Samaritan
  • Santa Claus
  • fairy godparent
  • grubstaker
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Antonyms for benefactors

  • opponent
  • antagonist
  • opposer
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She had done her work faithfully and become a help and a comfort to her benefactors.

Have you not turned on the Heads, your benefactors, now your brothers, who raised you to their height?

Clovis and Dagobert were the benefactors of the church of Strasburg.

What benefactors, then, these little feathered neighbors are!

The people who have made beautiful things are they who are the benefactors of mankind.

Certainly; it is natural to desire to know your benefactors.

The last words of farewell had been spoken to my many friends and benefactors.

Now the benefactors of the king are called in the Persian tongue orosangai.

"Science" is one of its benefactors, but only one, out of many.

To-day the inventor is hailed as the foremost of benefactors.