- 1 donate something (to somebody/something) to give money, food, clothes, etc. to someone or something, especially a charity He donated thousands of dollars to charity.
- 2donate something (to somebody/something) to allow doctors to remove blood or a body organ in order to help someone who needs it All donated blood is tested for HIV and other infections.
NAmE//ˈdoʊneɪt//, NAmE//doʊˈneɪt//Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they donate
he / she / it donates
past simple donated
-ing form donating