dower definition

  • noun:
    • The component or interest of a deceased man's property allotted legally to his widow for her lifetime. Also known as dowry.
    • See dowry.
    • an all-natural endowment or gift; a dowry.
    • that element of a deceased's residential property offered to his widow
    • residential property given by a man to their partner at wedding.
    • dowry
    • That with what type is gifted or endowed; endowment; present.
    • the house with which a female is endowed.
    • That which a woman brings to a husband in marriage; dowry.
    • That percentage of the actual property of a person which his widow enjoys during her life, or even which a woman is entitled following the death of her husband.
    • See dougher.
    • The property which a woman brings to the woman husband at relationship; dowry.
    • in-law, the section that your law allows to a widow for her life out from the real home for which her deceased spouse presented an estate of inheritance.
    • a person's percentage of normal gifts; personal endowment.
    • cash or home brought by a female to her spouse at wedding
    • a life estate that a wife is entitled regarding the death of her spouse
  • verb-transitive:
    • to offer a dower to; endow.
  • verb:
    • to give a dower or dowry
    • to endow
    • furnish with an endowment
  • others:
    • To provide with dower; portion; endow.

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