Roget category 7845. Words relating to the voluntary powers
› 5.9. Possessive relations
›› 5.9.2. Transfer of property
almsgiving†, charity, liberality, generosity.
[Thing given] gift, donation, present, cadeau† — fairing — free gift, boon, favor, benefaction, grant, offering, oblation, sacrifice, immolation — lagniappe [U.S.], pilon [U.S.].
grace, act of grace, bonus.
allowance, contribution, subscription, subsidy, tribute, subvention.
bequest, legacy, devise, will, dotation†, dot, appanage — voluntary settlement, voluntary conveyance etc. 783 — amortization.
alms, largess, bounty, dole, sportule†, donative†, help, oblation, offertory, honorarium, gratuity, Peter pence, sportula†, Christmas box, Easter offering, vail†, douceur [Fr.], drink money, pourboire, trinkgeld [G.], bakshish† — fee etc. (recompense) 973 — consideration.
bribe, bait, ground bait — peace offering, handsel — boodle [Slang], graft, grease [Slang] — blat [Rus.].
giver, grantor etc. v. — donor, feoffer†, settlor.
put into the hands of —
turn over —
present, give away, dispense, dispose of — give out, deal out, dole out, mete out, fork out, squeeze out.
pay etc. 807 — render, impart, communicate.
concede, cede, yield, part with, shed, cast — spend etc. 809.
give, bestow, confer, grant, accord, award, assign.
intrust, consign, vest in.
make a present — allow, contribute, subscribe, furnish its quota.
invest, endow, settle upon — bequeath, leave, devise.
furnish, supply, help — administer to — afford, spare — accommodate with, indulge with, favor with — shower down upon — lavish, pour on, thrust upon.
tip, bribe — tickle the palm, grease the palm — offer etc. 763 — sacrifice, immolate.
auctor pretiosa facit [Lat.] —
ex dono [Lat.] —
res est ingeniosa dare [Lat.]
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