verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of endow
Examples from the Web for endowing
Endowing the feverish, PR-patrolled world of presidential politics with thoughtfulness and poise—now that would be radical.Inside The Secret World of London’s National Gallery|Tim Teeman|November 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He goes further, endowing his machines with a spiritual aura.Zen, Motorcycles, And The Cult of Tech: How Robert Pirsig’s Classic Anticipated the Future|Nathaniel Rich|August 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Venus enters your sign, endowing you with diplomatic energy.
But it really takes paying for a building or endowing a chair to have that kind of privilege.
For a very long time it is used mainly, if not solely, as a means of endowing the churches with lands and superiorities.Domesday Book and Beyond|Frederic William Maitland
A great hope pours its energy into the will, endowing it with the strength of marvellous patience and perseverance.The Whole Armour of God|John Henry Jowett
Already, by the saintly grace of a mother's heart, she was endowing her offspring with all the virtues.A Top-Floor Idyl|George van Schaick
The money thus raised was in great part expended in endowing his progeny.The Story of Bruges|Ernest Gilliat-Smith
Capricious nature had commenced by endowing him, a priest had completed the work.The Thirteen|Honore de Balzac