Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. One that gives: a giver of gifts.
  • n. A donor or contributor. Often used in combination: almsgivers.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. One who gives; a donor or contributer.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who gives; a donor; a bestower; a grantor; one who imparts or distributes.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who gives; a donor; a bestower; a granter; one who imparts, dispenses, distributes, or contributes.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. someone who devotes himself completely
  • n. person who makes a gift of property

Etymologies

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to give + -er

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