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what does endow mean?

what does endow mean?

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Quite a simple word.

Haven’t you heard of the man who is proud to be ‘well endowed’?

Endow (verb) means



gift (v)


invest ( endowment policy)



”Be Endowed with’ is an idiomatic expression

meaning ‘having a special quality, feature etc etc.

Johnson is endowed with intelligence and wit.

Kevin is endowed with a super-size genital organs. Who is that ‘lucky she’ who is going to be his wife?

Is it now clear?



A few days ago
ankita c
To provide with property, income, or a source of income.

To equip or supply with a talent or quality: Nature endowed you with a beautiful singing voice.

To imagine as having a usually favorable trait or quality: endowed the family pet with human intelligence.


A few days ago
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One entry found for endow.

Main Entry: en·dow

Pronunciation: in-‘dau, en-

Function: 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

1 : to furnish with an income; especially : to make a grant of money providing for the continuing support or maintenance of

2 : to furnish with a dower

3 : to provide with something freely or naturally


A few days ago
to provide, to furnish, or to equip.

example sentence: God has endowed her with a great singing ability.

see dictionary.com’s definition: http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/endow