Definition of endows:
Synonyms for endows:
The student may disagree with many of Froude's points of view and portraitures, yet his men and women breathe with the life he endows them, and their motives are actuated by the forces he sets in motion.- "The World's Greatest Books, Vol XI.", Edited by Arthur Mee and J.A. Hammerton.
If you are out for a quiet stroll, one of these genial gentlemen is sure to come bounding up, and without notice or warning present you to his " friend,"- the greater part of the time a man he has met only an hour before, but whom he endows out of the warehouse of his generous imagination with several talents and all the virtues.- "Worldly Ways and Byways", Eliot Gregory.
In the first scene of the first act Posthumus is praised as men never praise the absent without a personal motive; the First Gentleman says of him: " I do not think So fair an outward and such stuff within Endows a man but he."- "The Man Shakespeare", Frank Harris.