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Endowment synonyms
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The act of donating
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  1. The act of donating
  2. A gift or grant.
  3. The act of giving to a fund or cause.
The document or provision in a document by which a grant is made.
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  1. The document or provision in a document by which a grant is made.
  2. One of several tracts of land in New Hampshire, Maine, and Vermont originally granted to an individual or a group.
  3. Something granted, especially a giving of funds for a specific purpose:
A gift or favor generously bestowed.
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  1. A gift or favor generously bestowed.
  2. Something given freely; generous gift
  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.
Something awarded or granted, as for merit.
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  1. Something awarded or granted, as for merit.
  2. A decision, as by a judge or arbitrator
  3. An amount or other benefit granted as legally due.
A superior, apparently natural ability in the arts or sciences or in the learning or doing of anything
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  1. A superior, apparently natural ability in the arts or sciences or in the learning or doing of anything
  2. A marked innate ability, as for artistic accomplishment:
  3. A person or group of people having such ability:
The act, right, or power of giving or bestowing.
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  1. The act, right, or power of giving or bestowing.
  2. The act of giving:
  3. A talent, endowment, aptitude, or inclination:
The act of qualifying or the condition of being qualified:
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  1. The act of qualifying or the condition of being qualified:
  2. A condition that must be met in order to exercise certain rights
  3. A quality, ability, or accomplishment that makes a person suitable for a particular position or task.
A payment made by a government agency or insurance company to qualifying persons in time of need:
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  1. A payment made by a government agency or insurance company to qualifying persons in time of need:
  2. Fringe benefit
  3. Any public performance, bazaar, dance, etc. the proceeds of which are to help a certain person, group, or cause
(Eccles.) Appointment to an office; esp., advance appointment by the pope to a see or benefice that is not yet vacant
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  1. (Eccles.) Appointment to an office; esp., advance appointment by the pope to a see or benefice that is not yet vacant
  2. The act of making preparations for a possible or future event or situation:
  3. A particular requirement in a law, rule, agreement, or document:
The act of bequeathing
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  1. The act of bequeathing
  2. A gift of personal property (usually other than money) by means of a will. Also, any personal property given by means of a will. See also devise and legacy.
  3. (Law) The act of giving or leaving personal property by a will.
The document or provision in a document by which a grant is made.
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  1. The document or provision in a document by which a grant is made.
  2. Something granted, as property, a tract of land, an exclusive right or power, money from a fund, etc.
  3. Something granted, especially a giving of funds for a specific purpose:
Accommodations or the payment for accommodations, especially at a boarding house or small hotel in Europe.
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  1. Accommodations or the payment for accommodations, especially at a boarding house or small hotel in Europe.
  2. A regular payment, not a fee, given to an artist, etc. by a patron; subsidy
  3. A payment, not wages, made regularly to a person (or to his or her family) who has fulfilled certain conditions of service, reached a certain age, etc.
Any periodic payment, as a pension or allowance
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  1. Any periodic payment, as a pension or allowance
  2. A fixed and regular payment, such as a salary for services rendered or an allowance.
  3. A fixed payment, generally small and occurring at regular intervals; a modest allowance
Money or property given to another by will.
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  1. Money or property given to another by will.
  2. A grant by will of personal property or of money. A grant by will of personal property or of money.
  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.
Property received via bequest or intestate succession.
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  1. Property received via bequest or intestate succession.
  2. The action of inheriting something:
  3. The act of receiving such property.
Money formerly granted to the British Crown by Parliament.
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  1. Money formerly granted to the British Crown by Parliament.
  2. A grant of money from one government to another, as for military aid
  3. Monetary assistance granted by a government to a person or group in support of an enterprise regarded as being in the public interest.
All the income produced by a particular source.
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  1. All the income produced by a particular source.
  2. Synonymous with income, derived from whatever source(s); that which comes back as a return on an investment. See also income. Synonymous with income, derived from whatever source(s); that which comes back as a return on an investment. See also income.
  3. The return from property or investment; income
An institution or organization directed by trustees:
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  1. An institution or organization directed by trustees:
  2. (Law) A legal relationship in which one party holds a title to property while another party has the entitlement to the beneficial use of that property.
  3. An industrial or business combination, now illegal in the U.S., in which management and control of the member corporations are vested in a single board of trustees, who are thus able to control a market, absorb or eliminate competition, fix prices, etc.
Provision of help, aid, or support.
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  1. Provision of help, aid, or support.
  2. Money granted, as by a government, in support of a study, institution, etc.; subsidy
  3. An endowment or a subsidy, as that given by a government to an institution for research; a grant of financial aid.
An exemption from a church law, a vow, or another similar obligation granted in a particular case by an ecclesiastical authority.
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  1. An exemption from a church law, a vow, or another similar obligation granted in a particular case by an ecclesiastical authority.
  2. A religious system or code of commands considered to have been divinely revealed or appointed.
  3. An exemption or release from an obligation or rule, granted by or as if by an authority.
Money, etc. put aside as a reserve or to establish a fund
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  1. Money, etc. put aside as a reserve or to establish a fund
  2. (Idiomatic) A savings; a reserve of money.
  3. A natural or artificial egg placed in a bird's nest, to encourage the bird to lay its own eggs there.
The arranging for or providing of such money
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  1. The arranging for or providing of such money
  2. Money set aside to pay for or finance something
Find another word for endowment. In this page you can discover 36 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for endowment, like: donation, grant, bounty, award, talent, gift, qualification, benefit, provision, bequest and grant.