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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And I think that women are blessed because we can multi-task and I believe that God endowed us with enough energy to be able to cope.
The truth remains that God has endowed us with the gift of knowledge and understanding, but we are only the "custodians" and the "trustees" of His creation - not its masters.
On short-term alternative energy side, wind and solar power could conveniently be targeted as nature has endowed us with bountiful gifts of wind and sunshine.
Our ancestors who survived for millions of years on the African veldt endowed us with tools for survival and reproduction.
Microsoft has endowed us with some versions of Windows that were just plain bad.
Isn't it a fact that Providence has endowed us with all the wealth of the nature, and it lies with us to make the best of it?
The actor omitted the famous reference to God, or rather, the "Creator," who endowed us with certain unalienable rights, according to Thomas Jefferson and Co.
God has endowed us with immense resources that must be harnessed to jump start development.
Yes, the church is by its nature called to preach the word, but the foundation for this calling is the preached word, Jesus Christ, who endowed us with his Spirit to recall what he taught us: his transformation promises ours, and thus founds the hope that the church manifests to the world.
The advances in describing the genetic defect in several conditions has endowed us with insight into the genes controlling normal growth of cartilage and development of bone.
God has endowed us with a genetic system that founds a costly freedom that is worth its high price.
God has endowed us with the wisdom not to cower before the forces of nature but to rise up and control them," said Rev.
Has our evolutionary drive to multiply also endowed us with a blind spot when it comes to recognizing the peril of our numbers?
After all, God endowed us with the ability to think and to use our minds in the service of science or the improvement of our world.
Yet the debate over whether the Constitution is to be interpreted in the light of an evolving and ever-changing morality, or in the light of the eternal truths of a Creator, who endowed us with unalienable rights, is a struggle for the soul of the American people.