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 Meanings and Examples of BENEFACTOR
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benefactor
 n.  gift giver; person who gives people or institutions with financial help
Classic Sentence: (46 in 4 pages)
1  The debate in question, it was proposed, should be held at the residence of the Chief of Police, who is known to our readers as the father and the general benefactor of the town.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Gogol
Get Context   In PART 1: CHAPTER IX
2  That is to say, General Betristchev, an intimate friend, and, I might add, a generous benefactor, of mine, has charged me with commissions to some of his relatives.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Gogol
Get Context   In PART 2: CHAPTER III
3  "Yes, my good friend and benefactor," wailed poor Chichikov despairingly, and clasping Murazov by the knees.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Gogol
Get Context   In PART 2: CHAPTER IV
4  She and Michael Ivanovich are the two people to whom he is always gentle and kind, because he has been a benefactor to them both.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XXVIII
5  "I am starting on a journey of inspection, and of course I shall think nothing of an extra seventy miles to come and see you at the same time, my honored benefactor," wrote Prince Vasili.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER III
6  "I go by myself, benefactor," said Ivanushka, trying to speak in a bass voice.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER XIII
7  He is kind, he is one of God's chosen, he's a benefactor, he once gave me ten rubles, I remember.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER XIII
8  I have just returned from my benefactor, and hasten to write down what I have experienced.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER VIII
9  My benefactor then explained to me fully the meaning of the Great Square of creation and pointed out to me that the numbers three and seven are the basis of everything.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER VIII
10  Had my benefactor been here he would have told me what to do.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER VIII
11  This is painful, but, loving my benefactor and sovereign, I submit.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER V
12  "On the contrary, things seem satisfactory, ma cousine," said Pierre in the bantering tone he habitually adopted toward her, always feeling uncomfortable in the role of her benefactor.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER XVIII
13  And the memory of the dinner at the English Club when he had challenged Dolokhov flashed through Pierre's mind, and then he remembered his benefactor at Torzhok.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 11: CHAPTER IX
14  And they with their simple, kind, firm faces surrounded his benefactor on all sides.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 11: CHAPTER IX
15  Again he covered himself up with his cloak, but now neither the lodge nor his benefactor was there.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 11: CHAPTER IX
Example Sentence:
1  Scrooge later became Tiny Tim's benefactor and gave him gifts.
2  On the other hand, the booster was a public benefactor, no matter how ill-grounded his optimism.
3  In his role as philanthropist and public benefactor, John D. Rockefeller, Sr., donated millions to charity; as an individual, however, he was a tight-fisted old man.
4  He was a great public benefactor and gave land for building the sea wall.
5  The wretch used to requite his benefactors by betraying them.
6  I rate him among my benefactors.