endow, indue, gift, empower, invest, endue(verb)
give qualities or abilities to
furnish with an endowment
"When she got married, she got dowered"
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.
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.
To bestow freely.
To be furnished with something naturally.
She was endowed with a beautiful voice.
Origin: From endover, en- + douer (from dotare).
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
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
Origin: [OF. endouer; pref. en- (L. in) + F. douer to endow, L. dotare. See Dower, and cf. 2d Endue.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
en-dow′, v.t. to give a dowry or marriage-portion to: to settle a permanent provision on: to enrich with any gift or faculty: to present.—ns. Endow′er; Endow′ment, act of endowing: that which is settled on any person or institution: a quality or faculty bestowed on any one. [Fr. en (=L. in), douer, to endow—L. dotāre—dos, dotis, a dowry.]
The numerical value of endow in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of endow in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
Examples of endow in a Sentence
I think, at a child's birth, if a mother could ask a fairy godmother to endow it with the most useful gift, that gift would be curiosity.
But thousands die without or this or that, die, and endow a college, or a cat: To some, indeed, Heaven grants the happier fate, Tenrich a bastard, or a son they hate.
Are you or have you been taking your life for granted. If yes then, you've got to think twice. For, you ought to appreciate your life the way it is presently, not the way you wished it should have been. Oh! yes, you should not take your life for granted. Lest you forget. The scripture says in (Hebrews 13:5). It says, be contented with whatever you have now no matter how small it seems to you. Note: appreciating God always for the little induces him to endow you with more and never less. -Emeasoba George
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- dotar, ser bendecido, entregar, ser dotadoSpanish
- suoda, lahjoittaa, [[antaa]] [[perintö]], antaa, varustaa, siunata, tarjotaFinnish
- doter, enrichirFrench
- arricchire, elargire, finanziare, dotareItalian
- обеспечивать, одариватьRussian
- begåvas, doneraSwedish
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