Induing
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]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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

  • endue — 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,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Indued — 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,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Induement — In*due ment, n. [From {Indue}; cf. {Indument}, {Enduement}.] The act of induing, or state of being indued; investment; endowment. W. Montagu. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • endue — or indue transitive verb (endued or indued; enduing or induing) Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French enduire to introduce, imbue, from Latin inducere more at induce Date: 15th century 1. provide, endow < endued with the rights of a… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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

  • indue — /ɪnˈdju/ (say in dyooh) verb (t) (indued, induing) → endue …   Australian English dictionary

  • 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

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