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endow

en·dow

endow

 
 
pronunciation:
ihn daU
features:
Word Combinations (verb)
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: endowed, endowing, endows
definition 1: to give a permanent income, source of income, or property to.
She endowed a scholarship fund.
synonyms:
finance, fund, subsidize
antonyms:
divest
similar words:
award, bestow, confer, contribute, convey, donate, gift, grant, will
definition 2: to equip with some ability or quality.
He was endowed with a good sense of humor.
synonyms:
endue, invest
similar words:
bequeath, bestow, bless, equip, favor, grace
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