Definition of Endowments

1. Noun. (plural of endowment) ¹



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Definition of Endowments

1. endowment [n] - See also: endowment

Lexicographical Neighbors of Endowments

endovenous
endovenous septum
endow
endowed
endowed chair
endowed chairs
endower
endowers
endowing
endowment-linked mortgage
endowment-policy
endowment fund
endowment insurance
endowment policy
endowments (current term)
endows
endozoa
endozoan
endozoic
endozoochory
endozoon
endpaper
endpapers
endpiece
endpieces
endpin
endpins
endplate
endplates

Literary usage of Endowments

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Report of the Proceedings by Church congress (1895)
"What is the value of these Church endowments to the people of England, and to the great ... If I did not believe that the retention of these endowments ..."

2. American Charities; a Study in Philanthropy and Economics by Amos Griswold Warner (1908)
"endowments. WHEN those who support a charity find it difficult to raise the funds they need, and are weary with unsuccessful applications for contributions; ..."

3. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, George Grove, John Morley, Mowbray Morris (1870)
"endowments. BY CHARLES NEATE, MA ORIEL COLLEGE, OXFORD. ... The purposes for which alone endowments can be accepted and allowed are such as the State does ..."

4. The Science of Law by Sheldon Amos (1896)
"Secondly, another difficulty is experienced in regulating endowments by law on the ... In the case of the innumerable endowments which "the superstition or ..."

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