Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • v. Variant of endue.

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  • v. Alternative form of endue.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To put on, as clothes; to draw on.
  • transitive v. To clothe; to invest; hence, to endow; to furnish; to supply with moral or mental qualities.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To put on, as a garment.
  • To clothe; invest.
  • To furnish; supply; endow.
  • To inure; accustom.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. give qualities or abilities to

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Examples

  • May indue vomiting in progressives, swelling of anger, and extended loss of rights.

    Think Progress » Bush Refuses to Influence DeLay Trial, Then Declares DeLay’s Innocence

  • "Therefore, indue course, the remaining exchange control measures will be steadily removed."

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Half an hour from now, when I shall again and for ever re-indue that hated personality, I know how I shall sit shuddering and weeping in my chair, or continue, with the most strained and fear-struck ecstasy of listening, to pace up and down this room (my last earthly refuge) and give ear to every sound of menace.

    Henry Jekyll’s Full Statement of the Case

  • So careful was he, so fearful of facing eternity and judgment -- if drown he must -- without them, that, although the time was short and the danger instant, and the man by this time a coward, he had stripped off oilskin coat and pea-jacket to indue them again and button them over his treasure.

    Shining Ferry

  • She retired at once to the ladies 'cabin to indue her poke-bonnet with coquelicot trimmings.

    Poison Island

  • The end was that Nurse Branscome hunted up a piece of coloured flannel, and Master Timothy that same evening was stripped to indue a pyjama suit.

    Brother Copas

  • Half an hour from now, when I shall again and forever re-indue that hated personality, I know how I shall sit shuddering and weeping in my chair, or continue, with the most strained and fearstruck ecstasy of listening, to pace up and down this room (my last earthly refuge) and give ear to every sound of menace.

    The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

  • Praying that the Great Head of the Church may indue him with all needful graces and crown his labors with success.

    Life and History of the Rev. Elijah P. Marrs, First Pastor of Beargrass Baptist Church, and Author

  • At length the boy and girl go upstairs to be "got ready," which means that they indue other garments yet more uncomfortable than those they already wear.

    The Emancipated

  • It is not my duty to indue facts and theories with affinity.

    Present at a Hanging and Other Ghost Stories

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