To furnish with money or its equivalent, as a permanent fund for support; to make pecuniary provision for; to settle an income upon; especially, to furnish with dower; as, to endow a wife; to endow a public institution.
- To provide with property, income, or a source of income.
- To equip or supply with a talent or quality: Nature endowed you with a beautiful singing voice.
- To imagine as having a usually favorable trait or quality: endowed the family pet with human intelligence.
- Obsolete To provide with a dower.