Bestow – meaning of the word and examples

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. (

To put to some use; apply: (

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.


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