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1‘he donated his fee to charity’
give, give a donation of, make a donation of, make a gift of, contribute, make a contribution of, present, gift, subscribe, hand out, grant, bestow, pledge, put oneself down for, put up, come up with, accord
provide, supply, furnish
endow someone with, confer on someone
informal chip in, pitch in, fork out, dish out, shell out, cough up
British informal stump up
North American informal kick in, ante up, pony up
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