2. [syn: donor, giver, presenter, bestower, conferrer]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Giver \Giv"er\, n.
One who gives; a donor; a bestower; a grantor; one who
imparts or distributes.
It is the giver, and not the gift, that engrosses the
heart of the Christian. --Kollock.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: someone who devotes himself completely; "there are no
greater givers than those who give themselves"
2: person who makes a gift of property [syn: donor, giver,
presenter, bestower, conferrer]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
34 Moby Thesaurus words for "giver":
Maecenas, Santa Claus, almoner, almsgiver, angel, assignor,
awarder, backer, bestower, cheerful giver, conferrer, consignor,
contributor, donator, donor, fairy godmother, feoffor, financer,
funder, grantor, imparter, lady bountiful, patron, patroness,
philanthropist, presenter, settler, subscriber, sugar daddy,
supporter, testate, testator, testatrix, vouchsafer
Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856):
GIVER, contracts. He who makes a gift. (q. v.) By his gift, the giver always
impliedly agrees with the donee that he will not revoke the gift.