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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

antonyms for benefactors

MOST RELEVANT
  • opponent
  • antagonist
  • opposer
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How to use benefactors in a sentence

The first cultivators of the vine, history praises as benefactors of mankind and propagators of civilization.
THE ART OF DRINKINGGEORG GOTTFRIED GERVINUS
So Socrates must meet the fate of all benefactors who make themselves disliked and hated.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME IJOHN LORD
In everything which pertains to Art they were benefactors of the human race, and gave a great impulse to civilization.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME IJOHN LORD
They will remember the names and deeds of their foreign benefactors as well as of the American patriots of '76.
SUPERSTITION IN ALL AGES (1732)JEAN MESLIER
According to him Keats and Pushkin are benefactors not because of their beautiful verses, but because of other reasons.
COMRADE KROPOTKINVICTOR ROBINSON
Mr. Jefferson, happening by mistake to pass over one of the many names of benefactors, and, presto!
THE ONLOOKER, VOLUME 1, PART 2VARIOUS
"Well, let's be public benefactors then," said Dennis in a melancholy tone.
THE VARMINTOWEN JOHNSON
The lion-hearted monarch was one of the many benefactors to the order of the Temple.
THE HISTORY OF THE KNIGHTS TEMPLARS, THE TEMPLE CHURCH, AND THE TEMPLECHARLES G. ADDISON
It is only another instance of the ingratitude of rural communities toward their benefactors.
SEVENOAKSJ. G. HOLLAND
Yet all does not seem to produce the proper gratitude on the minds of the English towards their benefactors.
THE DIPLOMATIC CORRESPONDENCE OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION, VOL. IV (OF 12)VARIOUS
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