endow: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (en-dou'), [key]
— 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. to provide with a dower.
  1. (of a life-insurance policy) to become payable; yield its conditions.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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