disendow

verb
dis·​en·​dow | \ ˌdis-in-ˈdau̇ How to pronounce disendow (audio) \
disendowed; disendowing; disendows

Definition of disendow

transitive verb

: to strip of endowment

Other Words from disendow

disendower \ ˌdis-​in-​ˈdau̇(-​ə)r How to pronounce disendower (audio) \ noun
disendowment \ ˌdis-​in-​ˈdau̇-​mənt How to pronounce disendowment (audio) \ noun

First Known Use of disendow

1861, in the meaning defined above

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“Disendow.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/disendowers. Accessed 22 November 2019.

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