endow vt[Anglo-French endower , from Old French en -, prefix stressing completion + douer to endow, from Latin dotare , from dot - dos gift, dowry]
: to furnish with income
: to make a grant of money providing for the continuing support or maintenance of [a scholarship ed by the testator]
Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.