endow


endow

verb

Definition of ENDOW

1
to furnish freely or naturally with some power, quality, or attribute <a young performer endowed with a great singing voice>
Synonyms bless, endue (or indue), favor, gift, invest
2
to furnish (as an institution) with a regular source of income <a wealthy businessman who endowed several museums>
Near Antonyms draw, receive; subsist
Antonyms defund, disendow
3
to provide money for <the program to bring the arts to inner-city youths is endowed by a grant from the federal government>
Antonyms defund

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