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Motherhood is not what was left over after our Father blessed His sons with priesthood ordination. It was the most ennobling endowment He could give His daughters, a sacred trust that gave women an unparalleled role in helping His children keep their second estate.
Sheri L. Dew

Meaning of "endowment" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF ENDOWMENT

endowment  [ɪnˈdaʊmənt] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF ENDOWMENT

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Endowment is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES ENDOWMENT MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of endowment in the English dictionary

The first definition of endowment in the dictionary is the source of income with which an institution, etc, is endowed. Other definition of endowment is the income itself. Endowment is also the act or process of endowing.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH ENDOWMENT


advertisement
ədˈvɜːtɪsmənt
agreement
əˈɡriːmənt
apartment
əˈpɑːtmənt
argument
ˈɑːɡjʊmənt
assessment
əˈsɛsmənt
bestowment
bɪˈstəʊmənt
department
dɪˈpɑːtmənt
development
dɪˈvɛləpmənt
disendowment
ˌdɪsɪnˈdaʊmənt
document
ˈdɒkjʊmənt
embowment
ɪmˈbəʊmənt
emolument
ɪˈmɒljʊmənt
harrowment
ˈhærəʊmənt
integument
ɪnˈtɛɡjʊmənt
moment
ˈməʊmənt
monument
ˈmɒnjʊmənt
nonargument
ˌnɒnˈɑːɡjʊmənt
re-argument
riːˈɑːɡjʊmənt
spur-of-the-moment
ˌspɜːəvðəˈməʊmənt
tegument
ˈtɛɡjʊmənt

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE ENDOWMENT

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

WORDS THAT END LIKE ENDOWMENT

child endowment
comment
employment
engagement
entertainment
environment
equipment
government
improvement
investment
management
movement
payment
replacement
statement
strewment
the moment
tournament
treatment
withdrawment

Synonyms and antonyms of endowment in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «ENDOWMENT»

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

Translation of «endowment» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF ENDOWMENT

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

Translator English - Chinese

捐赠基金
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

donación
570 millions of speakers

English

endowment
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

बंदोबस्ती
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الوقف
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

пожертвований
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

dotação
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

প্রতিভা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

dotation
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Endowmen
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Stiftung
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

基金
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

기증
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Endowment
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

quyên trợ
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

மானியம்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

एंडॉवमेंट
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

bağış
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

donazione
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

dożycie
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

пожертвувань
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

dotare
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

προικοδότηση
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

uitkeerpolis
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

kapitalförsäkring
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

legat
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of endowment

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «ENDOWMENT»

The term «endowment» is quite widely used and occupies the 24.903 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «ENDOWMENT» OVER TIME

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

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5 QUOTES WITH «ENDOWMENT»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word endowment.
1
Jane Alexander
I began to think, The endowment has had a bad reputation in the last few years, and that's unfair.
2
Sheri L. Dew
Motherhood is not what was left over after our Father blessed His sons with priesthood ordination. It was the most ennobling endowment He could give His daughters, a sacred trust that gave women an unparalleled role in helping His children keep their second estate.
3
Harry Emerson Fosdick
Every human life involves an unfathomable mystery, for man is the riddle of the universe, and the riddle of man in his endowment with personal capacities.
4
Peter McWilliams
We can consciously end our life almost anytime we choose. This ability is an endowment, like laughing and blushing, given to no other animal... in any given moment, by not exercising the option of suicide, we are choosing to live.
5
Robert A. Schuller
The Crystal Cathedral Ministries, the assets and the buildings, would still be in the hands of the ministries if my father would have simply walked away. When I accepted the role as the next senior pastor, he had agreed to be an ambassador-at-large and raise funds for the endowment fund. He didn't do that.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «ENDOWMENT»

Discover the use of endowment in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to endowment and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Nonprofit Essentials: Endowment Building
Praise for Endowment Building "This comprehensive work shows how endowments can provide multiple opportunities for donor involvement when the solicitation program is well designed and integrated with other fund development and program goals ...
Diana S. Newman, 2005
2
Foundation and Endowment Investing: Philosophies and ...
This book provides an excellent perspective on the evolution of institutional investing as well as on more topical issues regarding asset allocation and the emergence of alternative asset classes.
Lawrence E. Kochard, CFA, Cathleen M. Rittereiser, 2010
3
Your Endowment
An experienced gospel teacher casts new light on the symbolism inherent in temple ordinances and provides a wealth of insights by approaching the subject from a scriptural and historical perspective.
Mark A. Shields, 2009
4
Endowed from on High: Understanding the Symbols of the Endowment
This is a unique and reverential guide to growth in the most sacred of all areas of our relationship with the Savior and our heavenly Father. Reading and pondering Endowed from on High will be a choice experience for all Church members.
John D. Charles, 1999
5
Natural Resources and Conflict in Africa: The Tragedy of ...
The first comprehensive account of the linkage between natural resources and political and social conflict in Africa.
Abiodun Alao, 2007
6
Comparative Cost Advantage and Factor Endowment
This is true for the case that countries are in different developmental stages combined with different factor endowments. However, when countries' economies stabilize, their factor endowments approximate. Therefore,
Johannes Frederking, 2010
7
Factor Endowment, Structural Coherence, and Economic Growth
This paper studies the linkage between structural coherence and economic growth.
Ms. Natasha Xingyuan Che, 2012
8
Anglo-Saxon Glastonbury: Church and Endowment
A survey of the landed endowment of Glastonbury Abbey before 1066, with a history of its estates.
Lesley Abrams, 1996
9
Life Insurance: A Consumer's Handbook
Conventional Endowments An endowment policy is one in which the cash value equals the death benefit at the end of the policy's duration.* Some endowments are for a specified number of years; the thirty-year endowment, the twenty-year ...
Joseph M. Belth, 1985
10
Endowment Asset Management: Investment Strategies in Oxford ...
There is a profound linkage between the quality of a university and its financial resources.
Shanta Acharya, Elroy Dimson, 2007

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «ENDOWMENT»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term endowment is used in the context of the following news items.
1
State hospital endowment matching program ended, but the fund …
Part of the funding came from earnings on an endowment account established through state funding and private donations. Kayden is the son ... «Powell Tribune, Jul 15»
2
Lodi Library Endowment Committee seeks members
The Lodi Library Endowment Committee seeks new members to be champions for the library and aid in developing resources for the continued ... «hngnews.com, Jul 15»
3
Virginia Environmental Endowment awards grant to New River Land …
According to its website, the mission of the Virginia Environmental Endowment is to improve the quality of the environment by using its capital, ... «Roanoke Times, Jul 15»
4
University of Toronto endowment exceeds historic $2 billion milestone
For the first time in its history, U of T's endowment has grown to $2.1 billion and generated a net income of $287.8 million, its highest annual ... «Varsity, Jul 15»
5
Class of '65 gives endowment for GCHS students
The purpose of the endowment is to benefit the students of GCHS by providing funds for worthwhile projects or activities that promote unity, ... «Greensburg Daily News, Jul 15»
6
RIT's first athletic endowment goes to women's hockey
Academic endowments are common. RIT announced its first athletic endowment on Tuesday. It will "support the salary of the women's hockey ... «Rochester Democrat and Chronicle, Jul 15»
7
Oberlin Endowment Chair Charged with Fraud
Thomas Kutzen, investment chair of Oberlin College's endowment AlphaBridge Capital Management—a hedge fund founded and run by ... «Chief Investment Officer, Jul 15»
8
Share “Noble High alumni help build up schools...”
... others, dwarfed the efforts of the Noble foundation, which provides financial assistance for classroom use through an endowment fund. «NewsOK.com, Jul 15»
9
$2.2M to Rice from Houston Endowment and Arnold Foundation will …
With grants totaling $2.2 million from Houston Endowment and the Laura and John Arnold Foundation, Rice University's Houston Education ... «Your Houston News, Jul 15»
10
Greece's Unenviable Choice
Carnegie Endowment for International Peace Carnegie Endowment for .... Dadush is a senior associate at the Carnegie Endowment for ... «Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Jul 15»

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