Definition of endow
- endow a hospital
- endowed with a good sense of humor
The wealthy couple endowed a new wing of the hospital.
She plans to endow a faculty position at the university.
The money will be used to endow the museum and research facility.
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: to give a large amount of money to a school, hospital, etc., in order to pay for the creation or continuing support of (something)
: to freely or naturally provide (someone or something) with something
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of yeast or being unsettled or frivolous
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