1. [ noun ] money or property brought by a woman to her husband at marriage
Synonyms: dowry dowery
Related terms: gift endow
2. [ verb ] furnish with an endowment
Synonyms: endow

"When she got married, she got dowered"

Related terms: give benefice endowment endowment
3. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 20279
4. [ noun ] a life estate to which a wife is entitled on the death of her husband
Related terms: life_estate endow
Similar spelling:   dowery