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Another word for endowment

  1. A gift

      1. To grant as merited or due:
      2. To grant an amount or other benefit legally due:
      3. Something awarded or granted, as for merit.
      1. Liberality in giving.
      2. Something given liberally.
      3. A reward, inducement, or payment, especially one given by a government for acts deemed beneficial to the state, such as killing predatory animals, growing certain crops, starting certain industries, or enlisting for military service.
      1. To allow or consent to the fulfillment of (something requested):
      2. To give or confer officially or formally:
      3. To transfer (property) by a deed.
      1. The act of giving to a fund or cause.
      2. A gift or grant.
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  2. A human quality or special capacity

      1. The act of qualifying or the condition of being qualified:
      2. A quality, ability, or accomplishment that makes a person suitable for a particular position or task.
      3. A condition or circumstance that must be met or complied with:
      1. Something that is bestowed voluntarily and without compensation:
      2. The act of giving:
      3. A talent, endowment, aptitude, or inclination:
      1. A marked innate ability, as for artistic accomplishment:
      2. Natural endowment or ability of a superior quality:
      3. A person or group of people having such ability:
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  3. That which supplies perpetual support

      1. An artificial or natural egg placed in a nest to induce a bird to continue to lay eggs in that place.
      2. A sum of money put by as a reserve.
      1. The act of dispensing.
      2. Something dispensed.
      3. A specific arrangement or system by which something is dispensed.
      1. Provision of help, aid, or support.
      2. An endowment or a subsidy, as that given by a government to an institution for research; a grant of financial aid.
      1. Firm belief in the integrity, ability, or character of a person or thing; confidence or reliance:
      2. The condition and resulting obligation of having confidence placed in one:
      3. One in which confidence is placed.
      1. The income of a government from all sources appropriated for the payment of the public expenses.
      2. Yield from property or investment; income.
      3. All the income produced by a particular source.
      1. Monetary assistance granted by a government to a person or group in support of an enterprise regarded as being in the public interest.
      2. Financial assistance given by one person or government to another.
      3. Money formerly granted to the British Crown by Parliament.
      1. The action of inheriting something:
      2. Something inherited or to be inherited:
      3. Something regarded as a heritage:
      1. Money or property given to another by will.
      2. Something handed down from an ancestor or a predecessor or from the past:
      3. An individual who is either an applicant to an educational institution or a matriculated student and is the child of an alumna or alumnus.
      1. A fixed and regular payment, such as a salary for services rendered or an allowance.
      1. A sum of money paid regularly as a retirement benefit or by way of patronage.
      2. To grant a pension to.
      3. To retire or dismiss with a pension:
      1. To allow or consent to the fulfillment of (something requested):
      2. To give or confer officially or formally:
      3. To transfer (property) by a deed.
      1. The act of giving or leaving personal property by a will.
      2. Something that is bequeathed; a legacy.
      1. The act of providing or supplying something:
      2. The act of making preparations for a possible or future event or situation:
      3. Something provided:
      1. Something that promotes or enhances well-being; an advantage:
      2. Help; aid:
      3. A payment made by a government agency or insurance company to qualifying persons in time of need:
  4. The act of providing perpetual support