endow with - definition and synonyms

phrasal verb [transitive]
present tense
I/you/we/theyendow with
he/she/itendows with
present participleendowing with
past tenseendowed with
past participleendowed with
  1. 1
    endow someone/something with something formal to give a particular quality to something, or to say that something has a particular quality

    The General’s supporters endow him with an almost godlike status.

  2. 2
    be endowed with something to have something such as a good ability or quality

    She is endowed with both brains and beauty.

See also main entry: endow