Definition of


  1. (verb, possession) furnish with an endowment
  2. (verb, social) give qualities or abilities to

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Synonyms of Endow

dower, empower, endue, gift, indue, invest

Alternate forms of Endow

Derivations: endowment

Hyponyms: benefice, cover

Hypernyms: enable, gift, give, present

Origin of the word Endow

  1. late 14c., from Anglo-Fr. endover, from en- "in" + O.Fr. douer "endow," from L. dotare "bestow" (see dowry). Related: Endowing. more

via Online Etymology Dictionary, ©2001 Douglas Harper

Words that sound like Endow

emanate, emda, emend, emended, eminent, emit, emmanthe, emmet, emote, emydidae, enate, end, ended, endowed, endue, enid, enmity, ennead, entity

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