Indue
Indue In*due", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Indued}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Induing}.] [Written also {endue}.] [L. induere to put on, clothe, fr. OL. indu (fr. in- in) + a root seen also in L. exuere to put off, divest, exuviae the skin of an animal, slough, induviae clothes. Cf. {Endue} to invest.] [1913 Webster] 1. To put on, as clothes; to draw on. [1913 Webster]

The baron had indued a pair of jack boots. --Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster]

2. To clothe; to invest; hence, to endow; to furnish; to supply with moral or mental qualities. [1913 Webster]

Indu'd with robes of various hue she flies. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

Indued with intellectual sense and souls. --Shak. [1913 Webster]


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  • indue — [in do͞o′, indyo͞o′] vt. indued, induing [L induere, to put on, dress oneself < OL indu (L in), in, on + base < IE * eu , to put on > EXUVIAE] ENDUE …   English World dictionary

  • indue — ● indu, indue adjectif (de dû) Qui est contre la règle, l usage, la raison : Réclamation indue. ● indu, indue (difficultés) adjectif (de dû) Orthographe Sans accent circonflexe sur le u, contrairement à dÛ :« Le remords empoisonnait parfois ce… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • indue — var. of ENDUE. * * * indue variant of endue, q.v …   Useful english dictionary

  • indue — variant of endue …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • indue — /in dooh , dyooh /, v.t., indued, induing. endue. * * * …   Universalium

  • indue — v. endue, endow, furnish with some quality or ability; clothe, dress, put on clothing …   English contemporary dictionary

  • indue — verb old fashioned spelling of endue …   English new terms dictionary

  • indue — v. a. Supply, invest, clothe, endue, endow …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • indue — verb (T) another spelling of endue …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • indue — in•due [[t]ɪnˈdu, ˈdyu[/t]] v. t. dued, du•ing endue …   From formal English to slang

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