[ US /doʊˈneɪʃən/ ]
[ UK /də‍ʊnˈe‍ɪʃən/ ]
  1. act of giving in common with others for a common purpose especially to a charity
  2. a voluntary gift (as of money or service or ideas) made to some worthwhile cause
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How To Use donation In A Sentence

  • Even a small donation can do a lot of good.
  • If the mother is allowed to refuse a kidney donation that would keep her child alive once the child is born, why should she be preluded from having an abortion if she wants one in order to save one of her kidneys? The Volokh Conspiracy » “Should a Parent Be Required To Donate a Kidney to a Child Who Needs a Life-Saving Transplant?”
  • The livestock scheme is run on commercial lines rather than donations. Times, Sunday Times
  • The donation he made was a deductible on his tax form.
  • The dinner has highlighted the difficulty for the duke and duchess of how careful they should be about where their charitable donations come from. Times, Sunday Times
  • Vanessa raised hundreds of pounds for the charity by playing requests in exchange for donations to the appeal.
  • Today, because of that initial donation, we have been able to raise additional funding for the now formidable Salone Microfinance Trust to fund microcredits for over 7,000 Sierra Leonean women and men! Tiffany Persons: The Never-ending Story of One Donation
  • Why, I'm sure that Saint John the Do-As-I-Say-Not-As-I-Do Populist's votes had nothing to do with the corporate interests in North Carolina that he might find necessary to court later (or pay back for an earlier campaign donation). Tonight: The Jefferson-Jackson Dinner
  • The pictures were collected after the staff wrote to a number of celebrities asking for donations.
  • Property and equipment are stated at cost at the date of acquisition or estimated fair value at the date of donation.
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