endow definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • to present with property, earnings, or a source of income.
    • To equip or provide with a talent or quality: Nature endowed you with an attractive singing sound.
    • To imagine as having a usually favorable trait or high quality: endowed your family pet with human being intelligence.
    • Obsolete to produce with a dower.
    • To provide with cash or its comparable, as a permanent fund for assistance; to help make pecuniary supply for; to be in earnings upon; specifically, to furnish with dower
    • To enhance or provide with everything of this nature of a present (as a quality or faculty); -- followed by with, hardly ever by of
    • To provide with residential property, income, or a source of earnings.
    • To provide or supply with a talent or quality: Nature endowed a beautiful performing voice.
    • To imagine as having a usually positive characteristic or high quality: endowed the household pet with human being intelligence.
    • Obsolete to present with a dower.
    • To furnish with money or its comparable, as a permanent investment for support; to create pecuniary supply for; to stay money upon; specifically, to provide with dower
    • To enhance or furnish with such a thing associated with the nature of something special (as a good or professors); -- accompanied by with, seldom by of
    • to offer with residential property, income, or a source of earnings.
    • To equip or provide with a talent or high quality: Nature endowed you with a beautiful performing voice.
    • To imagine as having a usually favorable characteristic or quality: endowed the family pet with man intelligence.
    • Obsolete to give you with a dower.
    • To provide with cash or its comparable, as a permanent fund for support; to create pecuniary provision for; to settle an income upon; especially, to provide with dower
    • To enhance or furnish with any such thing associated with nature of a gift (as an excellent or professors); -- followed closely by with, seldom by of
  • verb:
    • To furnish with money or its equivalent, as a permanent investment for help; to help make pecuniary supply for; to settle earnings upon; especially, to furnish with dower; because, to endow a wife; to endow a public establishment.
    • To enhance or furnish with everything regarding the nature of a gift (as a quality or professors); -- accompanied by with, rarely by of; as, guy is endowed by his manufacturer with explanation; to endow with privileges or benefits.
    • To bestow freely.
    • to-be furnished with some thing naturally.
    • furnish with an endowment
    • give characteristics or abilities to
    • To provide with cash or its comparable, as a permanent fund for assistance; to create pecuniary supply for; to be in money upon; specially, to provide with dower; as, to endow a wife; to endow a public establishment.
    • To enrich or furnish with everything for the nature of something special (as an excellent or professors); -- followed closely by with, rarely by of; as, man is endowed by their manufacturer with reason; to endow with benefits or benefits.
    • To bestow easily.
    • is furnished with anything obviously.
    • furnish with an endowment
    • give qualities or capabilities to
    • To furnish with cash or its comparable, as a permanent investment for assistance; to help make pecuniary provision for; to be in earnings upon; especially, to provide with dower; as, to endow a wife; to endow a public organization.
    • To enhance or provide with any such thing of this nature of a present (as a good or faculty); -- followed closely by with, seldom by of; because, guy is endowed by his Maker with reason; to endow with privileges or benefits.
    • To bestow easily.
    • is furnished with something obviously.
    • furnish with an endowment
    • offer characteristics or capabilities to
  • others:
    • To bestow or settle a dower on; provide with dower.
    • To settle cash or any other property on; furnish with a permanent fund or source of income: because, to endow a college or a church.
    • To furnish, as with some present, quality, or faculty, psychological or real; furnish: as, guy is endowed by his Maker with reason; become endowed with beauty, strength, or energy.
    • Synonyms Endue, Endow. See endue.
    • To bestow or settle a dower on; offer with dower.
    • To settle cash or any other property on; furnish with a permanent fund or source of income: because, to endow a college or a church.
    • To provide, much like some present, quality, or professors, mental or actual; equip: as, guy is endowed by their manufacturer with reason; to be endowed with beauty, energy, or power.
    • Synonyms Endue, Endow. See endue.
    • To bestow or settle a dower on; offer with dower.
    • To settle money or other residential property on; furnish with a permanent fund or source of income: as, to endow a college or a church.
    • To provide, much like some gift, high quality, or professors, mental or real; equip: as, man is endowed by his Maker with explanation; is endowed with beauty, strength, or energy.
    • Synonyms Endue, Endow. See endue.

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