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Princeton's WordNet

  1. endowedadjective

    provided or supplied or equipped with (especially as by inheritance or nature)

    "a well-endowed college"; "endowed with good eyesight"; "endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights"

Wiktionary

  1. endowedadjective

    Pertaining to an endowment, as with an endowed chair at a university.

Wikipedia

  1. endowed

    A financial endowment is a legal structure for managing, and in many cases indefinitely perpetuating, a pool of financial, real estate, or other investments for a specific purpose according to the will of its founders and donors. Endowments are often structured so that the inflation-adjusted principal or "corpus" value is kept intact, while a portion of the fund can be (and in some cases must be) spent each year, utilizing a prudent spending policy. Endowments are often governed and managed either as a nonprofit corporation, a charitable foundation, or a private foundation that, while serving a good cause, might not qualify as a public charity. In some jurisdictions, it is common for endowed funds to be established as a trust independent of the organizations and the causes the endowment is meant to serve. Institutions that commonly manage endowments include academic institutions (e.g., colleges, universities, and private schools); cultural institutions (e.g., museums, libraries, and theaters); service organizations (e.g., hospitals, retirement homes; the Red Cross); and religious organizations (e.g., churches, synagogues, mosques). Private endowments are some of the wealthiest entities in the world, notably private higher education endowments. Harvard University's endowment (valued at $53.2 billion as of June 2021) is the largest academic endowment in the world. The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is one of the wealthiest private foundations as of 2019 with endowment of $46.8 billion as of December 31, 2018.

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  1. endowed

    Endowed generally refers to being provided or supplied with a certain quality, ability, or asset. It often implies that these attributes are given by a higher power, as in natural, inherited traits or talents. Additionally, in a financial context, it can refer to the funding given to institutions or individuals typically for a specific purpose such as research, scholarships, or the ongoing support of a non-profit organization.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Endowed

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of endowed in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of endowed in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of endowed in a Sentence

  1. John Adams:

    If all men are created equal, that is final. If they are endowed with inalienable rights, that is final. If governments derive their just powers from the consent of the governed, that is final. No advance, no progress can be made beyond these propositions.

  2. Emil Cioran:

    Only one endowed with restless vitality is susceptible to pessimism. You become a pessimist --a demonic, elemental, bestial pessimist --only when life has been defeated many times in its fight against depression.

  3. US Declaration of Independence:

    We hold these truths to be self-evident that all men are created equal; that they are endowed by their Creator with certain inalienable rights; that among these are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.

  4. John Burroughs:

    The very idea of a bird is a symbol and a suggestion to the poet. A bird seems to be at the top of the scale, so vehement and intense his life. . . . The beautiful vagabonds, endowed with every grace, masters of all climes, and knowing no bounds -- how many human aspirations are realised in their free, holiday-lives -- and how many suggestions to the poet in their flight and song

  5. Pope Francis:

    Every life is sacred, every human person is endowed with an inalienable dignity, and society can only benefit from the rehabilitation of those convicted of crimes.

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