1. [syn: endow, indue, gift, empower, invest, endue]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Indue \In*due"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Indued; p. pr. & vb. n.
Induing.] [Written also endue.] [L. induere to put on,
clothe, fr. OL. indu (fr. in- in) + a root seen also in L.
exuere to put off, divest, exuviae the skin of an animal,
slough, induviae clothes. Cf. Endue to invest.]
1. To put on, as clothes; to draw on.
The baron had indued a pair of jack boots. --Sir W.
2. To clothe; to invest; hence, to endow; to furnish; to
supply with moral or mental qualities.
Indu'd with robes of various hue she flies.
Indued with intellectual sense and souls. --Shak.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
v 1: give qualities or abilities to [syn: endow, indue,
gift, empower, invest, endue]