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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 en·dow /ɪnˈdaʊ, ɛn-/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 En·dow v. t. [imp. & p. p. Endowed p. pr. & vb. n. Endowing.]
 1. 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.
    Endowing hospitals and almshouses.   --Bp. Stillingfleet.
 2. To enrich or furnish with anything of the nature of a gift (as a quality or faculty); -- followed by with, rarely by of; as, man is endowed by his Maker with reason; to endow with privileges or benefits.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: give qualities or abilities to [syn: indue, gift, empower,
            invest, endue]
      2: furnish with an endowment; "When she got married, she got
         dowered" [syn: dower]