What does the word benefactor mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • A friendly helper; a patron.

  • Part of speech: feminine

  • Benefactress.

Usage examples for benefactor

  1. Then, when you sell your mine, you might remember your benefactor." – Jess of the Rebel Trail by H. A. Cody
  2. She was not content with discovering his cousins, but also found out that his father was what she called a most generous benefactor. – Godfrey Marten, Undergraduate by Charles Turley
  3. But I won't rob my benefactor. – Foul Play by Charles Reade Dion Boucicault