Synonyms for endowment

Grammar : Noun
Spell : en-dou-muhnt
Phonetic Transcription : ɛnˈdaʊ mənt

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Définition of endowment

Origin :
  • mid-15c., "action of endowing," from endow + -ment. Meaning "property with which an institution or person is endowed" is from 1590s; that of "gift, power, advantage" is early 17c.
  • noun large gift
  • noun personal talent, ability
Example sentences :
  • But is an endowment ever a blessing to the man who receives it?
  • Extract from : « Critical Miscellanies (Vol. 3 of 3) » by John Morley
  • "It's there you are a fool," she said, moved actually now by his numbness to his own endowment.
  • Extract from : « The Prisoner » by Alice Brown
  • Immortal indeed, so long as sleep remains an endowment of humanity!
  • Extract from : « A Rent In A Cloud » by Charles James Lever
  • Of the value of this endowment the Indian, with all his improvidence, had some notion.
  • Extract from : « Lippincott's Magazine, Vol. 20, August 1877 » by Various
  • Besides the building, an endowment of £8,000 in Consols was left by the founder.
  • Extract from : « Hammersmith, Fulham and Putney » by Geraldine Edith Mitton
  • Not satisfied with this he has added an endowment fund of $500,000.
  • Extract from : « Hidden Treasures » by Harry A. Lewis
  • This state of things has produced the demand for the ‘Endowment of Research.’
  • Extract from : « Oxford » by Andrew Lang
  • Much was said in later years about the requirement of the endowment oath.
  • Extract from : « The Story of the Mormons » by William Alexander Linn
  • There must have been reasons in Whittington's mind for omitting any endowment of schools.
  • Extract from : « The History of London » by Walter Besant
  • The existence of this endowment is perhaps not as widely known as it should be.
  • Extract from : « Appearances » by Goldsworthy Lowes Dickinson

Antonyms for endowment

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