Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun dower

2 senses of dower

Sense 1
dowry, dowery, dower, portion -- (money or property brought by a woman to her husband at marriage)
       => gift -- (something acquired without compensation)

Sense 2
dower -- (a life estate to which a wife is entitled on the death of her husband)
       => life estate, estate for life -- ((law) an estate whose duration is limited to the life of the person holding it)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb dower

1 sense of dower

Sense 1
endow, dower -- (furnish with an endowment; "When she got married, she got dowered")
       => give, gift, present -- (give as a present; make a gift of; "What will you give her for her birthday?")

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