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

3 senses of endowment

Sense 1
endowment, gift, talent, natural endowment -- (natural abilities or qualities)
       => natural ability -- (ability that is inherited)

Sense 2
endowment, endowment fund -- (the capital that provides income for an institution)
       => capital -- (wealth in the form of money or property owned by a person or business and human resources of economic value)

Sense 3
endowment -- (the act of endowing with a permanent source of income; "his generous endowment of the laboratory came just in the nick of time")
       => giving, gift -- (the act of giving)

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