One who assumes responsibility for another person or a group during a period of instruction, apprenticeship, or probation.
One that gives aid, especially financial aid.
A female benefactor
Any wealthy, generous patron, esp. of literature or art
The title held by Oliver Cromwell (1653-58) and his son Richard (1658-59), during the British Protectorate
(Sports) Someone who is a fan of a certain team or sportsperson.
An ardent defender or supporter of a cause or another person:
One who provides or works with backs or backing.
One that pleads in another's behalf; an intercessor:
One who provides support
A loss leader.
Something thought of as like a friend in being helpful, reliable, etc.
A country, person, or group joined with another or others for a common purpose
One who sympathizes with another or others; specif., one who approves of or agrees with an idea, cause, etc. of others
A person who wishes well to another or to a cause, etc.
A fervent, sometimes militant supporter or proponent of a party, cause, faction, person, or idea.
One that buys, especially a purchasing agent for a retail store.
A typically benevolent celestial being that acts as an intermediary between heaven and earth, especially in Christianity, Judaism, Islam, and Zoroastrianism.
A wealthy male benefactor to a charity or other cause.
(Informal) Any of the executive officers of various philanthropic foundations
A program that runs on a personal computer or workstation connected to a computer network and requests information from a file server.
One who uses facilities
One who receives property in exchange for money or valuable consideration. One who receives property in exchange for money or valuable consideration.
A person who buys, esp. one who buys from, or patronizes, an establishment regularly
A person who guards, protects, or takes care of another person, property, etc.; custodian
A person entertained at the home of another; visitor
(Computers) A computer or other device providing data or services that a remote computer can access by means of a network or modem.
(Sports) One who is in charge of the training and performance of an athlete or team.
A person or thing that promotes; specif., a person who begins, secures financing for, and helps to organize an undertaking, as a business or a sports event
A commercial agent who compares the merchandise and prices of competing merchants.
A person who makes use of a computer
An enthusiastic promoter, as of a sports team or school.
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