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Definition 1: someone who makes charitable donations intended to increase human well-being - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for altruist in the sense of this definition

(altruist is a kind of ...) person who makes a gift of property

(... is an instance of altruist) United States financier who accumulated great wealth from railroad and shipping businesses (1794-1877)

(... is an instance of altruist) United States industrialist who made a fortune in the oil business and gave half of it away (1839-1937)

(... is an instance of altruist) British industrialist who manufactured automobiles and created a philanthropic foundation (1877-1963)

(... is an instance of altruist) Swedish chemist remembered for his invention of dynamite and for the bequest that created the Nobel prizes (1833-1896)

(... is an instance of altruist) United States financier and philanthropist (1855-1937)

(... is an instance of altruist) United States financier and philanthropist who left money to found the university and hospital that bear his name in Baltimore (1795-1873)

(... is an instance of altruist) United States confectioner and philanthropist who created the model industrial town of Hershey, Pennsylvania; founded an industrial school for orphan boys (1857-1945)

(... is an instance of altruist) American philanthropist who left his library and half his estate to the Massachusetts college that now bears his name (1607-1638)

(... is an instance of altruist) United States philanthropist; son of Meyer Guggenheim who created several foundations to support the arts (1861-1949)

(... is an instance of altruist) United States businessman who unified the telegraph system in the United States and who in 1865 (with Andrew D. White) founded Cornell University (1807-1874)

(... is an instance of altruist) United States industrialist who built the first American locomotive; founded Cooper Union in New York City to offer free courses in the arts and sciences (1791-1883)

(... is an instance of altruist) United States industrialist and philanthropist who endowed education and public libraries and research trusts (1835-1919)

(... is an instance of altruist) English philanthropist who made contributions to a college in Connecticut that was renamed in his honor (1649-1721)

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