verb (used with object), do·nat·ed, do·nat·ing.
- to present as a gift, grant, or contribution; make a to donate used clothes to the Salvation Army. of, as to a fund or cause:
verb (used without object), do·nat·ed, do·nat·ing.
- to make a gift, grant, or contribution of something; give; contribute: They donate to the Red Cross every year.
- to give (money, time, etc), esp to a charity
1819, back-formation from Donated; donating.. Related: