endow (someone or something) with (something)

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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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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 was a challenging exercise at first, human nature seems to endow us with the power to size up everybody but ourselves.
COMMUNARDS star-turned vicar Rev Richard Coles has signed up for Strictly Come Dancing and admitted of his cha, cha, cha: "God does not always endow us with gifts equally".
COMMUNARDS star turned vicar, the Rev Richard Coles, has signed up for Strictly Come Dancing and admitted of his cha, cha, cha: "God does not always endow us with gifts equally".
As he launched a 2-day ministerial meeting on civil aviation in Bali, Minister Ignasius Jonan said Indonesia considered that being a member of the ICAO council would endow us with great benefits.
Our OFWs are very generous not merely to their families but also to the communities from which they came as they endow us with churches, hospitals and libraries and auditoriums, different medical facilities, medicines and for their assistance during calamities," Marcos mentioned.
Endow us with the wisdom to produce and share what each being needs to grow and flourish.
My God endow us with understanding, fairness, straightforwardness and affection.
May Allah endow us with complete majority in the National Assembly by the morning", he prayed.
that we can trust them to track truth and not merely endow us with beliefs that improve our chances of survival (p.
This new generation of technology is expected to endow us with qualitatively new capabilities.
There are an estimated 100 trillion microbes residing on and within each human being that are thought to collectively endow us with the essential traits we rely on for a variety of functions, including the proper development of our immune systems, efficient digestion of key foods and resistance to invasion by lurking microbial pathogens.
This reward, which is one of the many meaningful gestures Shaikh Mohammed used to endow us with, is a clear testament to the attention of His Highness to the living conditions of his subjects, particularly those with limited incomes.
aaa In the address athat was read out by the King's Advisor, Abdelaziz Mziane Belfkih, the sovereign also stressed the need to attach special importance to incorporating sustainable development concepts in Islamic countries' educational systems, and welcomed the idea to set up an Islamic environmental information center as "a positive initiative which will endow us with a technical and information instrument for monitoring and assessing environmental changes in Islamic countries.
Who or what else could endow us with inalienable rights?
It's a beautiful story of how they've decided to endow us with what they have,'' said the Rev.