Definition of Endowment. Meaning of Endowment. Synonyms of Endowment

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Definition of Endowment

Endowment
Endowment En*dow"ment, n. 1. The act of bestowing a dower, fund, or permanent provision for support. 2. That which is bestowed or settled on a person or an institution; property, fund, or revenue permanently appropriated to any object; as, the endowment of a church, a hospital, or a college. 3. That which is given or bestowed upon the person or mind; gift of nature; accomplishment; natural capacity; talents; -- usually in the plural. His early endowments had fitted him for the work he was to do. --I. Taylor.

Meaning of Endowment from wikipedia

- Look up endowment or endow in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Endowment may refer to: Financial endowment, pertaining to funds or property donated to...
- A financial endowment is a legal structure for managing, and in many cases indefinitely perpetuating, a pool of financial, real estate, or other investments...
- In psychology and behavioral economics, the endowment effect (also known as divestiture aversion) is the finding that people are more likely to retain...
- A factor endowment, in economics, is commonly understood to be the amount of land, labor, capital, and entrepreneurship that a country possesses and can...
- An endowment policy is a life insurance contract designed to pay a lump sum after a specific term (on its 'maturity') or on death. Typical maturities...
- In Mormonism, the endowment is a two-part ordinance (ceremony) designed for parti****nts to become kings, queens, priests, and priestesses in the afterlife...
- 40°46′16″N 111°53′37″W / 40.77111°N 111.89361°W / 40.77111; -111.89361 The Endowment House was an early building used by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day...
- of higher education by endowment size. List of South African universities by endowment List of Canadian universities by endowment List of colleges and universities...
- The Duke Endowment is a private foundation established in 1924 by industrialist and philanthropist James B. Duke. It supports selected programs of higher...
- annual expenses of $169 million, net ****ets of $255 million and a growing endowment, which surp****ed $100 million in June 2021. The Wikimedia Foundation's...