endow endow  /ɛn ˈdaʊ/

Definition(s):

  1. (v) give qualities or abilities to
  2. (v) furnish with an endowment

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. So, the thinking went, inserting marrow that produces HIV-resistant cells might endow the patient with a means to repel the infection.
  2. He wanted to endow major prizes for research in his astro-nano-neuro triad, the fields he thinks will produce the most exciting discoveries in the coming centuries.
  3. Das Kapital's sheer sizethree volumes and more than 2,000 pagesis almost enough to endow it with a religious aura.

News

  1. BHCC Foundation Endows Student Emergency Assistance Fund

    BOSTON, June 14, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Bunker Hill Community College (BHCC) Foundation raised more than $400,000 to endow the newly named the Mary L. Fifield Endowed Student Emergency Assistance Fund. The fund provides immediate assistance to BHCC students who experience an emergency. Fifield retires from the College June 30 after more than 16 years of service as President.An ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! News

  2. VA memorial campaign raises $2.1 million

    The capital campaign to build and endow a memorial to the fallen adjacent to the new VA hospital at Lake Nona has achieved 70 percent of its $3 million campaign goal.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: West Orange Times

  3. USC Annenberg: $3 Million Gift Will Endow Strategic Public Relations Chair

    LOS ANGELES, June 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism has received a $3 million gift from Jayne and Hans Hufschmid to endow the Jayne and Hans Hufschmid Chair in Strategic Public Relations and Business Communication. The couple's gift will enable USC Annenberg to attract a transformational interdisciplinary scholar to provide academic and ...
    on June 10, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  1. "I am thrilled to return to the classroom to continue working with community college students, whom I greatly admire and enjoy teaching," Biden said in a statement. "I have always believed in the power of community colleges to endow students...
    on Jan 27, 2009 By: Joe Biden Source: Washington Post

  2. "This use of combined funding to endow and equip world-class research scholars at our universities underscores the importance of innovative academic research to the success of Ohio's ongoing technology commercialization initiatives," Chancellor...
    on Aug 23, 2007 By: Eric Fingerhut Source: Columbus Business First

  3. "The Caisse des Depots and the state will endow it with six billion euros in liquidity to give it a real capacity to act in the coming months," Lagarde said at the fund's first board meeting, confirming the 20 billion euro target.
    on Dec 19, 2008 By: Christine Lagarde Source: Reuters

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