Endow

Definition of Endow

En`dow´
v. t.1.To furnish with money or its equivalent, as a permanent fund for support; to make pecuniary provision for; to settle an income upon; especially, to furnish with dower; as, to endow a wife; to endow a public institution.
[imp. & p. p. Endowed ; p. pr. & vb. n. Endowing.]
Endowing hospitals and almshouses.
- Bp. Stillingfleet.
2.To enrich or furnish with anything of the nature of a gift (as a quality or faculty); - followed by with, rarely by of; as, man is endowed by his Maker with reason; to endow with privileges or benefits.

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accommodate, accord, afford, arm, authorize, award, back, bequeath, bless with, clothe, clothe with power, confer, contribute, deputize, donate, dower, empower, enable, endow with, endue, enhance, enrich, favor with, fill, fill up, finance, find, found, fund, grace with, grant, heighten, invest, keep, maintain, make available, make provision for, organize, prepare, present, promote, provide for, recruit, replenish, settle on, settle upon, sponsor, stock, store, subscribe, subsidize, supply, support, vest, vest with, yield
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