meaning of BESTOW

BESTOW meaning in General Dictionary

To lay up waiting for you to deposit for safe-keeping to stow to position to put

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  • current
  • give as a present
  • bestow an excellent on
  • To lay up waiting for you; to deposit for safe keeping; tou000du000a stow; to put; to place.
  • to utilize; to utilize; to devote, as time or power in a few occupation.
  • To expend, as cash.
  • to offer or confer; to provide; -- with on or upon.
  • To give in marriage.
  • To demean; to conduct; to respond; -- accompanied by a reflexive pronoun.

BESTOW meaning in Law Dictionary

this implies to grant or bequeath one thing.


BESTOW meaning in Etymology Dictionary

very early 14c., bistowen "give" (because alms, etc.), from be- + stowen "to place" (identify stow). Associated: Bestowed; bestowing; bestower.


BESTOW meaning in General Dictionary

(v. t.) To lay-up in store; to deposit for safe keeping; to stow; to place; to put.

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  • (v. t.) To use; to utilize; to dedicate, as time or power in a few occupation.
  • (v. t.) To expend, as money.
  • (v. t.) To provide or confer; to impart; -- with on or upon.
  • (v. t.) To offer in-marriage.
  • (v. t.) To demean; to perform; to respond; -- followed closely by a reflexive pronoun.

Sentence Examples with the word BESTOW

Also renounced his claim to bestow ring and pastoral staff, but kept the right of induction into the temporalities (I106 - I107).

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