Endower \En*dow"er\, v. t. [Cf. OF. endouairer. See {Dower}, {Endow}.] To endow. [Obs.] --Waterhouse. [1913 Webster]

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  • Endower — En*dow er, n. One who endows. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • endower — dis·endower; …   English syllables

  • endower — endow ► VERB 1) give or bequeath an income or property to. 2) (usu. be endowed with) provide with a quality, ability, or asset. 3) establish (a university post, annual prize, etc.) by donating funds. DERIVATIVES endower noun. ORIGIN Old French… …   English terms dictionary

  • endower — n. one who bestows or grants; contributor, benefactor, one who gives an endowment …   English contemporary dictionary

  • endower — endowˈer noun • • • Main Entry: ↑endow …   Useful english dictionary

  • endow — endower, n. /en dow /, v.t. 1. to provide with a permanent fund or source of income: to endow a college. 2. to furnish, as with some talent, faculty, or quality; equip: Nature has endowed her with great ability. 3. Obs. to provide with a dower. v …   Universalium

  • Chantry — • The endowment of one or more priests to say or sing Mass for the soul of the endower, or for the souls of persons named by him, and also, in the greater number of cases, to perform certain other offices, such as those of choir member in a… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • endow — transitive verb Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French endower, from en + dower, douer to endow, from Latin dotare, from dot , dos gift, dowry more at date Date: 14th century 1. to furnish with an income; especially to make a grant of money …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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