Associations to the word «Endowment»

Wiktionary

ENDOWMENT, noun. Something with which a person or thing is endowed.
ENDOWMENT, noun. Property or funds invested for the support and benefit of a person or not-for-profit institution.
ENDOWMENT, noun. A form of life insurance paying a lump sum to the policyholder on a fixed date, or to the estate if the policyholder dies before that date.
ENDOWMENT POLICY, noun. A life assurance savings scheme designed to pay out a lump sum when the policy matures

Dictionary definition

ENDOWMENT, noun. Natural abilities or qualities.
ENDOWMENT, noun. The capital that provides income for an institution.
ENDOWMENT, noun. The act of endowing with a permanent source of income; "his generous endowment of the laboratory came just in the nick of time".

Wise words

The chief difference between words and deeds is that words are always intended for men for their approbation, but deeds can be done only for God.
Leo Tolstoy