endue

  • 1 Endue — En*due , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Endued}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Enduing}.] [L. induere, prob. confused with E. endow. See {Indue}.] To invest. Latham. [1913 Webster] Tarry ye in the city of Jerusalem, until ye be endued with power from on high. Luke xxiv …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 Endue — En*due , v. t. An older spelling of {Endow}. Tillotson. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 3 endue — I verb accord, allot, allow, apportion, arm, assign, award, bestow, confer, dispense donate, empower, enable, endow, enrich, entrust, fortify, furnish, give, grant, hand out, invest, invigorate, make provision for, present, provide, strengthen,… …

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  • 4 endue — also indue, c.1400, from O.Fr. enduire lead, drive, initiate, indoctrinate (12c.), from L. inducere to lead (see INDUCE (Cf. induce)). Related: Endued …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 5 endue — endow, *dower Analogous words: *clothe, invest, vest: *furnish, equip, outfit, accouter: bestow, confer (see GIVE) Contrasted words: see those at ENDOW …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 6 endue — [en do͞o′, endyo͞o′; indo͞o, indyo͞o] vt. endued, enduing [ME endeuen < OFr enduire < L inducere, to lead in (see INDUCE): form and sense infl. by L induere (see INDUE) & ENDOW] 1. Now Rare to put on (a garment) 2. to provide (with… …

    English World dictionary

  • 7 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,… …

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  • 8 endue — verb /ɪnˈdjuː,ɛnˈdjuː/ a) To take on, to take the form of. none but she it vewed, / Who well perceiued all, and all indewed. b) To clothe; to endow or invest (with a thing). My transport of the afternoon, and the m …

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  • 9 endue — verb (T) formal endue sb with sth phrasal verb (T) to make someone have a lot of a good quality: endued with a spirit of public service …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 10 endue — /ɛnˈdju / (say en dyooh), /ən / (say uhn ) Rare –verb (t) (endued, enduing) 1. to put on; assume. –phrase 2. endue with, to invest or endow with (some gift, quality, or faculty): endued with life. {Middle English endew(en), from Old French… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 11 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… …

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  • 12 endue — /en dooh , dyooh /, v.t., endued, enduing. 1. to invest or endow with some gift, quality, or faculty. 2. to put on; assume: Hamlet endued the character of a madman. 3. to clothe. Also, indue. [1350 1400; ME endewen to induct, initiate < AF, OF… …

    Universalium

  • 13 endue — Synonyms and related words: accouter, apparel, arm, array, attire, authorize, bedeck, bedrape, bundle up, clothe, clothe with power, deck, deputize, dight, dower, drape, dress, dud, empower, enable, enclothe, endow, enrobe, enshroud, envelop,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 14 endue — attendue descendue distendue défendue dépendue détendue entendue fendue hypertendue hypotendue invendue pendue prétendue redescendue rendue revendue sous entendue sous tendue suspendue tendue vendue étendue …

    Dictionnaire des rimes

  • 15 endue — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t. endow, clothe, furnish. See power. II (Roget s Thesaurus II) verb To present with a quality, trait, or power: dower, endow, gift, gird, invest. See GIVE …

    English dictionary for students

  • 16 endue — v. furnish with some quality or ability; take on, assume; put on clothing, dress …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 17 endue — [ɪn dju:, ɛn ] verb (endues, enduing, endued) literary endow with a quality or ability. Origin ME: from OFr. enduire, partly from L. inducere (see induce), reinforced by the sense of L. induere put on clothes …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 18 endue — v. a. [Written also Indue.] Supply, invest, clothe, endow, enrich …

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  • 19 endue — en·due …

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  • 20 endue — en•due [[t]ɛnˈdu, ˈdyu[/t]] v. t. dued, du•ing 1) to invest or endow with some gift, quality, or faculty 2) to put on; assume 3) to clothe • Etymology: 1350–1400; ME endewen to induct, initiate < AF, OF enduire < L indūcere to lead in,… …

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