verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
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Origin of endow
OTHER WORDS FROM endowen·dow·er, nounre·en·dow, verb (used with object)su·per·en·dow, verb (used with object)un·en·dow·ing, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for endow
The company does this to save money, not to give its customers the ability to swap parts around, but it endows the range with a certain degree of Legoability nonetheless.
Thus endowed, both animals were more UV tolerant compared with individuals immersed in only water.Glowing blue helps shield this tardigrade from harmful ultraviolet light|Jonathan Lambert|October 13, 2020|Science News
This can endow plants—crops, to put a fine point on it—with a built-in health plan.Junk Food Is Bad For Plants, Too - Issue 90: Something Green|Anne Biklé & David R. Montgomery|September 23, 2020|Nautilus
Coleman says the company has made versions of the coronavirus whose genes are peppered with 240 mutations that endow it with some of the worst-performing codons.Synthetic biologists have created a slow-growing version of the coronavirus to give as a vaccine|David Rotman|September 16, 2020|MIT Technology Review
However with the founding of new walls, the settlement was finally endowed with its own government.Ostia Antica: Reconstruction and History of The Harbor City of Ancient Rome|Dattatreya Mandal|April 14, 2020|Realm of History
So we now endow somewhat Islamicism, which we would condemn with the greatest contempt if it were a fundamentalist Christianity.Sunday Q&A: Josef Joffe on the Myth of American Decline|Michael Moynihan|November 17, 2013|DAILY BEAST
To expect him to control events would be to endow him with a power that no president has possessed.How Obama Got Fierce on Foreign Policy: James Mann’s 'The Obamians'|Jacob Heilbrunn|June 15, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Just this year, Betsy and Dick Devos, trustees from Michigan, pledged $22 million to endow an art management program.
Nay, by managing its own work and following its own happy inspiration, youth is doing the best it can to endow the leisure of age.The Pocket R.L.S.|Robert Louis Stevenson
God could not endow him with sinlessness, which is an inalienable portion of Divine perfection.Superstition In All Ages (1732)|Jean Meslier
To endow him with a moderate share of beauty, some one would have been deprived of his, or her good looks.Alone|Marion Harland
As we go through this existence we discover secrets with which we endow the liberal and the mechanical arts.Catherine de' Medici|Honore de Balzac
She availed herself of all those immunities and privileges which the gods confer upon young women whom they endow with good looks.A Hoosier Chronicle|Meredith Nicholson