verb (used with object), donated, donating.
to present as a gift, grant, or contribution; make a donation
of, as to a fund or cause: to donate used clothes to the Salvation Army.
verb (used without object), donated, donating.
to make a gift, grant, or contribution of something; give; contribute: They donate to the Red Cross every year.
Origin: 1775–85, Related forms
Americanism; probably back formation from donation
predonate, verb (used with object), predonated, predonating.
1. contribute, bestow, present, bequeath.