Definition of Disendow

1. v. t. To deprive of an endowment, as a church.



Definition of Disendow

1. Verb. To deprive of an endowment. ¹

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Definition of Disendow

1. to deprive of endowment [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Disendow

disencharming
disencharms
disencline
disenclose
disenclosed
disencloses
disenclosing
disencouragement
disencouragements
disencumber
disencumbered
disencumbering
disencumbers
disencumbrance
disencumbrances
disendow (current term)
disendowed
disendower
disendowers
disendowing
disendowment
disendowments
disendows
disenfranchise
disenfranchised
disenfranchises
disenfranchising
disengage

Literary usage of Disendow

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1. Report of the Proceedings by Church congress (1874)
"... but if we have many more such sessions of Parliament as we have had this year, it will bring us very near disestablishment and disendow- ment. The REV. ..."

2. Debate Index by Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh (1911)
"Shall we disestablish and disendow the Church of England? Gibson, p.73: Briefs and references. Should the broad-church party leave the church? ..."

3. Handbook for Literary and Debating Societies by Laurence M. Gibson (1898)
"SHALL WE DISESTABLISH AND disendow THE CHURCH OF ENGLAND? ARGUMENTS IN FAVOUR OF DISESTABLISHMENT 1. Where an intimate union of Church and State exists, ..."

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