Etymology: 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.
- To bestow freely.
- To be furnished with something naturally.
- She was endowed with a beautiful voice.
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