What is another word for endows?

Pronunciation: [ɛndˈa͡ʊz] (IPA)

Endows is a verb that means providing someone with a particular quality or thing. There are several synonyms for endows such as bless, grant, entrust, confer, bestow, endue, invest, furnish, and empower. The synonym bless implies an act of gratitude, or a favor from a higher power. Grant suggests a formal or legal process, whereas entrust implies a personal choice or confidence in someone. Confer is used to describe a ceremonial act of honor or distinction, and bestow can be used to describe something given as a gift. Endue is often used in reference to a quality, while invest can suggest monetary value. Furnish is also used to describe a material object, and empower suggests the granting of power or authority.

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Usage examples for Endows

Its equatorial situation alone endows Ceylon with endless summer.
"The Pearl of India"
Maturin M. Ballou
The romance of truffles endows the very word itself with a halo, an aristocratic halo full of mystery and suggestion.
"Edge of the Jungle"
William Beebe
Amid the treasures of memory garnered during the winter's wanderings through the Malay Archipelago, the unclouded merriment which endows these children of Nature remains as the deepest impression stamped on the memory of the Western pilgrim.
"Through the Malay Archipelago"
Emily Richings

Famous quotes with Endows

  • Curiosity endows the people who have it with a generosity in argument and a serenity in their own mode of life which springs from their cheerful willingness to let life take the form it will.
    Alistair Cooke
  • Innovation is the specific instrument of entrepreneurship. The act that endows resources with a new capacity to create wealth.
    Peter Drucker
  • Why should I go into details, we have nothing that is not perishable except what our hearts and our intellects endows us with.
  • Originality is better off than imitation. Yes! because originality endows peculiarity, which at the long run leads to profitability and excellence. Whereas, imitation brings about limitation, which often leads to frustration and mediocrity i.e. you've got to be original rather than imitation. Therefore, dare to be and remain original in all your undertakings. Besides that, whoever that continues to imitate someone else or others will definitely end up a copycat QED.
    Emeasoba George
  • If/when you are engraced by God. Sufficiency is bound to be your portion. Yes of course, God's grace endows all-round sufficiency. So, quest for more and more of God's grace for as long as you live.
    Emeasoba George

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