To put to use: Apply. (Merriam – Webster)
To put in a particular or appropriate place: Stow. (Merriam – Webster)
To provide with quarters: Put up. (Merriam – Webster)
To present as a gift; give; confer. (Dictionary.com)
To put to some use; apply: (Dictionary.com)
To give something as an honour or present. (Cambridge Dictionary)
To bestow something on someone means to give or present it to them. (Collins Dictionary)
Synonyms. Bestow – Give. Pinterest.
But for Christmas 1956, a wealthy couple who doted on the struggling young writer bestowed her with enough money to take a year off and write.
Bestow Is a Transitive Verb.