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Synonyms for endowment
ɛnˈdaʊ mənten·dow·ment

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  1. endowmentnoun


  2. endowmentnoun

    Something with which a person or thing is endowed.

    Every man is endowed with free will, that is our greatest endowment.


  3. endowmentnoun

    The invested funds of a not-for-profit institution.

    Rich alumni have given Harvard an endowment worth billions, the interest on which supports the college handsomely.


  4. endowmentnoun

    The penis.

    She was very impressed by his endowment.


  5. endowmentnoun

    The breasts.


Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. endowment

    gift, provision, benefit, benefaction, talent, capacity, attainment, qualification

    impoverishment, spoliation, disendowment, incapacity, poverty, lack

Princeton's WordNet

  1. endowment, gift, talent, natural endowmentnoun

    natural abilities or qualities

    talent, natural endowment, endowment fund, gift, giving

  2. endowment, endowment fundnoun

    the capital that provides income for an institution

    talent, natural endowment, endowment fund, gift

  3. endowmentnoun

    the act of endowing with a permanent source of income

    "his generous endowment of the laboratory came just in the nick of time"

    talent, natural endowment, endowment fund, gift

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. endowmentnoun

    gift, grant, bequest, boon, largess, bounty, present

  2. endowmentnoun

    property, fund, revenue

  3. endowmentnoun

    talent, faculty, quality, power, ability, capacity, capability, aptitude, parts, genius, qualification

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. endowmentnoun

    dotation, bounty, grant, bequest, talent, faculty, dower

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How to use endowment in a sentence?

  1. Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.:

    Nothing is so frequent as to mistake an ordinary human gift for a special and extraordinary endowment.

  2. Florida Gov. Rick Scott:

    Why? They’re going to tax their endowment income.

  3. Jack Sproule:

    The stock market has been beneficial for our endowment, because we were well-invested, we weren't badly hurt by the financial crisis of 2008.

  4. Larry Li:

    We weren't going to the Harvard endowment or Yale endowment; that's like mission impossible, you need to have some special source of funds to get started.

  5. Adam Andrzejewski:

    They have got an endowment, right? they can use their endowed funds – they don’t need public funds – to fund studies.

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