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I think, at a child's birth, if a mother could ask a fairy godmother to endow it with the most useful gift, that gift should be curiosity.
Eleanor Roosevelt

Meaning of "endow" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD ENDOW

From Old French endouer, from en-1 + douer, from Latin dōtāre, from dōs dowry.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF ENDOW

endow  [ɪnˈdaʊ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF ENDOW

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Endow is a verb.
The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb endow in English.

WHAT DOES ENDOW MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of endow in the English dictionary

The first definition of endow in the dictionary is to provide with or bequeath a source of permanent income. Other definition of endow is to provide. Endow is also to provide with a dower.


CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO ENDOW

PRESENT

Present
I endow
you endow
he/she/it endows
we endow
you endow
they endow
Present continuous
I am endowing
you are endowing
he/she/it is endowing
we are endowing
you are endowing
they are endowing
Present perfect
I have endowed
you have endowed
he/she/it has endowed
we have endowed
you have endowed
they have endowed
Present perfect continuous
I have been endowing
you have been endowing
he/she/it has been endowing
we have been endowing
you have been endowing
they have been endowing
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I endowed
you endowed
he/she/it endowed
we endowed
you endowed
they endowed
Past continuous
I was endowing
you were endowing
he/she/it was endowing
we were endowing
you were endowing
they were endowing
Past perfect
I had endowed
you had endowed
he/she/it had endowed
we had endowed
you had endowed
they had endowed
Past perfect continuous
I had been endowing
you had been endowing
he/she/it had been endowing
we had been endowing
you had been endowing
they had been endowing
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will endow
you will endow
he/she/it will endow
we will endow
you will endow
they will endow
Future continuous
I will be endowing
you will be endowing
he/she/it will be endowing
we will be endowing
you will be endowing
they will be endowing
Future perfect
I will have endowed
you will have endowed
he/she/it will have endowed
we will have endowed
you will have endowed
they will have endowed
Future perfect continuous
I will have been endowing
you will have been endowing
he/she/it will have been endowing
we will have been endowing
you will have been endowing
they will have been endowing
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would endow
you would endow
he/she/it would endow
we would endow
you would endow
they would endow
Conditional continuous
I would be endowing
you would be endowing
he/she/it would be endowing
we would be endowing
you would be endowing
they would be endowing
Conditional perfect
I would have endow
you would have endow
he/she/it would have endow
we would have endow
you would have endow
they would have endow
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been endowing
you would have been endowing
he/she/it would have been endowing
we would have been endowing
you would have been endowing
they would have been endowing
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you endow
we let´s endow
you endow
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to endow
Past participle
endowed
Present Participle
endowing
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH ENDOW


dhow
daʊ
disendow
ˌdɪsɪnˈdaʊ
Dou
daʊ
Dow
daʊ
Qingdao
ˈtʃɪŋˈdaʊ
reendow
ˌriːɪnˈdaʊ
rowdydow
ˈraʊdɪˌdaʊ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE ENDOW

endotherm
endothermal
endothermic
endothermically
endothermism
endothermy
endotoxic
endotoxin
endotracheal
endotracheal anaesthesia
endotrophic
endotrophic mycorrhiza
endower
endowment
endowment assurance
endowment insurance
endowment mortgage
endowment policy
endowments
endozoic

WORDS THAT END LIKE ENDOW

bay window
bow window
casement window
display window
dormer window
double window
drive-up window
out of the window
picture window
plate-glass window
rear window
rose window
sash window
shop window
show window
stained glass window
storm window
transfer window
weather window
window

Synonyms and antonyms of endow in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «ENDOW»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «endow» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of endow

Translation of «endow» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF ENDOW

Find out the translation of endow to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of endow from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «endow» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

天生赋予
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

dotar
570 millions of speakers

English

endow
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

वृत्तिदान
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

تمنح
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

наделить
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

dotar
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

বুদ্ধি দ্বারা অলঙ্কৃত করা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

doter
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Memberi sumbangan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

segnen
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

>授ける
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

> 부여받다
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Endow
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

ưu đai
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

வகைசெய்ய
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

बहाल करणे
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

bağışlamak
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

dotare
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

nadanie
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

наділити
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

dotarea
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

αποκτήσει
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

toerus
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

förläna
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

gi gave
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of endow

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «ENDOW»

The term «endow» is regularly used and occupies the 68.318 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «ENDOW» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about endow

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4 QUOTES WITH «ENDOW»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word endow.
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Jeffrey Eugenides
I approach writing female characters the same why I approach writing male characters. I never think I'm writing about women, I think I'm writing about one woman, one person. And I try to imagine what she is like, and endow her with a lot of my own thoughts and history.
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Eleanor Roosevelt
I think, at a child's birth, if a mother could ask a fairy godmother to endow it with the most useful gift, that gift should be curiosity.
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Jean Rostand
A few great minds are enough to endow humanity with monstrous power, but a few great hearts are not enough to make us worthy of using it.
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Franz Schubert
Why does God endow us with compassion?

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «ENDOW»

Discover the use of endow in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to endow and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Learning the Hidden Curriculum: The Odyssey of One Autistic ...
The fact that the book is written by an autistic person who has learned by trial and error makes it all the more valuable.
Judy Endow, 2012
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Paper Words: Discovering and Living with My Autism
Presenting a journey of resilience, courage, hard work, and sheer will power, this book shows visually on the printed page how Judy, a highly visual thinker, translates her thoughts into words.
Judy Endow, 2009
3
He--"With All My Worldly Goods I Thee Endow," She--"But, ...
General Books publication date: 2009 Original publication date: 1890 Original Publisher: George Routledge
George Washington Moon, 2009
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France, Germany and the European Union: Maastricht and After
This Book Will Be Of Interest To All Those Involved In International Studies, Matters Of Regional Integration And Also European Union Studies.
Aparajita Endow, 2003
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Outsmarting Explosive Behavior: A Visual System of Support ...
The three-piece package contains: a book for facilitators that explains the model a large poster-size visual showing the train model with ready-made parts that can be personalized a workbook for the individual with AS designed to draw out ...
Judy Endow, 2009
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The Quarterly Register
THE last Autumn efforts were made for the purpose of raising funds for the establishment of a College at Buffalo, N. Y., and resulted in obtaining generous subscriptions from the following individuals: William Williams, $15,000, to endow the ...
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Quarterly register and journal of the American education ...
The last Autumn efforts were made for the purpose of raising funds for the establishment of a College at Buffalo, N. Y., and resulted in obtaining generous subscriptions from the following individuals: William Williams, $15,000, to endow the ...
American education society, Elias Cornelius, 1836
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The American Quarterly Register
The last Autumn efforts were made for the purpose of raising funds for the establishment of a College at Buffalo, N. Y., and resulted in obtaining generous subscriptions from the following individuals : William Williams, $15,000, to endow the ...
9
The Power of Words
Combines words, pictures, and music to present examples of how the "149" talk about the "1" with autism, noting that even well-meaning and kind words can set the tone for acceptance or rejection as well as for inclusion or exclusion.
Judy Endow, 2009
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A new law-dictionary containing the interpretation and ...
Dew, To give or endow, from the Latin Word Dos , , , zpdlnagcr, (DoMM, Donsa) A widow endowed; applied to 'the Widow; of Princes, Dukes, Earls, and other great, .Personages. - 4. , . Dowtr, (Do'a'ium) Is a Portion which aW1-dow hath of the ...
Giles Jacob, 1729

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «ENDOW»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term endow is used in the context of the following news items.
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DeMeco Ryans' roots
He funds $10,000 in scholarships for 10 high school kids every year and, in 2011, used $300,000 to endow a scholarship at Alabama. «Philly.com, Jul 15»
2
Education: Retired professor leads Clemson waterfowl center
In spring of last year, Cox decided he would endow a similar program at Clemson in keeping with his idea to assist universities in states where he has major ... «Coastal Observer, Jul 15»
3
Faith sustained people through epidemics
I dare not shrink; and I rely upon Him who holds in His hands the destinies of nations to endow me with the requisite strength for the task.”. «WND.com, Jul 15»
4
Couple Donates $250000 to Stockton University to Establish Greek …
In 2012, they had donated $150,000 to endow the work of the center. SNJ Today is a Southern New Jersey news and information source based ... «SNJ Today, Jul 15»
5
Light, outsourced, shared: the new American way of inventing things
A constellation of products are now cheap and easily available that endow machines with new abilities -- everything from drones to 3-D printers ... «Environment & Energy Publishing, Jul 15»
6
Real-estate mogul Fred Sands talks business, giving and rock 'N' roll
... of dollars” to endow the Fred Sands Institute of Real Estate at the Graziadio School of Business and Management at Pepperdine University. «Jewish Journal, Jul 15»
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International Digest
Their gift to the university will create a fund for exhibitions and a visiting lecturer series, but will also endow the chair in art history and curating in the university's ... «Artforum, Jul 15»
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Stockton Trustee Dean Pappas and Wife Zoe Commit $250000 for …
... to honor the Pappases' generosity and commitment to scholarship. In 2012, they had donated $150,000 to endow the work of the center. «RSCNJ Athletics, Jul 15»
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Peacemaker or warrior? Canada faces identity crisis
“Our culture, our character, our geographic location, our prosperity — all these and other factors have been thought to combine to endow us ... «Toronto Star, Jul 15»
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Golf tournament to raise scholarship funds
... an event that began when organization members wanted to raise money to endow a scholarship at LSSU. The event has since evolved, and ... «Sault Ste. Marie Evening News, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Endow [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/endow>. Nov 2019 ».
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