What does indue mean?

Definitions for indue
ɪnˈdu, -ˈdyuin·due

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. endow, indue, gift, empower, invest, endueverb

    give qualities or abilities to

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. To Indueverb

    Etymology: induo, Latin.

    One first matter all,
    Indu'd with various forms. John Milton, Paradise Lost.

    The angel, by whom God indued the waters of Bethesda with supernatural virtue, was not seen; yet the angel's presence was known by the waters. Richard Hooker.

    His pow'rs, with dreadful strength indu'd,
    She, with her fair hand, still'd into the nostrils of his friend. George Chapman, Iliads.


  1. indue

    Indue is a verb that means to provide or endow someone with a certain quality or attribute. It can also mean to invest or empower someone with a certain right or authority.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Indueverb

    to put on, as clothes; to draw on

  2. Indueverb

    to clothe; to invest; hence, to endow; to furnish; to supply with moral or mental qualities

  3. Etymology: [L. induere to put on, clothe, fr. OL. indu (fr. in- in) + a root seen also in L. exuere to put off, divest, exuviae the skin of an animal, slough, induviae clothes. Cf. Endue to invest.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Indue

    See Endue.

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  1. nudie

  2. Udine

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of indue in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of indue in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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    clothing that is worn or carried, but not part of your main clothing
    A directory
    B accessory
    C slip
    D apex

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