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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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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 Longaberger Foundation Endows The Dave Longaberger Chair In Teaching
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.
SALT LAKE CITY -- Art Works for Kids Founder Beverley Taylor Sorenson Endows Presidential Chair for College of Fine Arts.