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endow (someone or something) with (something)

1. To bestow a monetary donation on someone or something. A wealthy benefactor has endowed the college with a new scholarship.
2. To give or contribute something to someone or something. Rachel's absence this year really endowed the event with a degree of sadness.
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endowed with (something)

Having a certain innate attribute or trait. Meredith has been endowed with so much confidence—I wish I could just hop up on stage like her.
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endow someone or something with something

 
1. . to give something to someone or something. We endowed her with the courage she needed to do the job. Gerald endowed the proceedings with a distinctive atmosphere.
2. to provide someone or something with a large sum of money that will provide income. I will endow my alma mater with some of my fortune. The family endowed a chair in the humanities at the university.
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It will later endow $50m in Japan, realization to due diligence and more essential sanctions.
Apart from this investment, the council would also endow US$20 million to Palo Alto, California-based Translink Capital III s upcoming fund, reportedly co-managed by Translink Capital and UMC Capital.
The first of the major oil companies would be the Total to endow in shale gas in the UK.
Providing a permanent source of income, the Block donation endows the Assistant Principal Bass chair currently held by Matthew O'Connor.
This endows them with a distinct sculptural quality, or, as Juhani Pallasmaa has observed, the aura of a still life by Giorgio Morandi, the pristine cubes and bulbous shafts of cacti like cups and bottles arranged on a tray, echoing his metaphysical compositions.
Ross's rigorous, almost old-fashioned engagement with the object (he makes the clay models, photographs them, and paints from the photographs) endows the green things with an enigmatic, even totemic presence.
The foundation - which endows fellowships and professorships at many universities, including Oxford, Harvard, Yale, and Stanford as well as the University of Chicago - is distinct from the Olin Corporation, a chemical company that, among many other things, manufactures Winchester ammunition.
The company said it endows globally, and endows in everything from mobile, enterprise, infrastructure, to gaming and different industries.