2 the capital that provides income for an institution [syn: endowment fund]
3 the act of endowing with a permanent source of income; "his generous endowment of the laboratory came just in the nick of time"
- Something with which a person or thing is endowed.
- Every man is endowed with free will, that is our greatest endowment.
- Money received only the interest earned on which may be
- Rich alumni have given Harvard an endowment worth billions, the interest on which supports the college handsomely.
- The penis.
- She was very impressed by his endowment.
- (something with which a person or thing is endowed): gift
- (money received only the interest earned on which may be spent):
- (informal, humorous: the penis):
something with which a person or thing is endowed
- Dutch: gift
- Finnish: lahja
money received of which only the interest earned on it may be spent
- Dutch: dotatie
- Finnish: lahjoitus
informal, humorous: the penis
- Dutch: deel
Endowment may refer to many things:
- Financial endowment; relating to funds or property donated to institutions or individuals
- Endowment (Life insurance); payment of the face value of a life insurance policy, usually at age 98-120
- Endowment mortgage; a mortgage to be repaid by an endowment policy
- Endowment policy; a life assurance policy designed to build a capital sum at a pre-determined date
- Endowment (Philosophy); as a philosophical term
- Endowment (Latter Day Saints); a special gift of heavenly priesthood power in Latter Day Saint theology
- Endowment (Economics); a cause of loss aversion
- Endowment; A term for when one person's traits are given to another magically in The Runelords saga.
- Endowment can also be a term used for reclaimed land
- Endowment effect is a cognitive bias
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