Complete Definition of "endue"

English

Etymology
Old (and modern) French enduire, partly from Latin inducere ‘lead in’, partly from en- + duire.

Pronunciation
IPA: /ɪn'dju:/, /ɛn'dju:/

Verb
en-verb|endu|ing

  1. To take on, to take the form of.

#*1988, Anthony Burgess, Any Old Iron,
#*: My transport of the afternoon, and the matter of physical contrast, made me endue the tactile apparatus of another man, any man but me, and imagine the beauty of Zip in his caressing arms.

  1. To clothe; to endow or invest (with a thing).

#*1985, Anthony Burgess, Kingdom of the Wicked
#*: Judaea greeted its monarch. He was to ascend to the immemorial sacring place of millennia of kings, there to be endued with the robe and crown of rule.

Derived terms
enduement

Translations
trans-top|to clothe
Portuguese: t+|pt|trazer, t|pt|carregar
trans-mid
trans-bottom

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