Associations to the word «Endowed»


ENDOWED, verb. Simple past tense and past participle of endow
ENDOWED, adjective. Pertaining to an endowment, as with an endowed chair at a university.
ENDOWED CHAIR, noun. (chiefly US) An endowed faculty position which is supported by the annual payout from a privately funded endowment. The endowment may cover the faculty salary, research and travel stipends or other associated costs and continues in perpetuity.
ENDOWED CHAIRS, noun. Plural of endowed chair

Dictionary definition

ENDOWED, adjective. Provided or supplied or equipped with (especially as by inheritance or nature); "a well-endowed college"; "endowed with good eyesight"; "endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights".

Wise words

Words, words, words! They shut one off from the universe. Three quarters of the time one's never in contact with things, only with the beastly words that stand for them.
Aldous Huxley