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      vb   tr  
1    to provide with or bequeath a source of permanent income  
2    usually foll by: with   to provide (with qualities, characteristics, etc.)  
3    Obsolete   to provide with a dower  
     (C14: from Old French endouer, from en-1 + douer, from Latin dotare, from dos dowry)  
  endower      n  
English Collins Dictionary - English Definition & Thesaurus  


award, bequeath, bestow, confer, donate, endue, enrich, favour, finance, fund, furnish, give, grant, invest, leave, make over, provide, purvey, settle on, supply, will  

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See also:

enow, endower, endo-, endowment

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