bestow - Dictionary definition and meaning for word bestow

(verb) present
Synonyms : confer
Example Sentence
  • The university conferred a degree on its most famous former student, who never graduated
  • bestow an honor on someone

(verb) give as a gift
(verb) bestow a quality on
Synonyms : add , bring , contribute , impart , lend
Example Sentence
  • Her presence lends a certain cachet to the company
  • The music added a lot to the play
  • She brings a special atmosphere to our meetings
  • This adds a light note to the program

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for bestow

(BESTOW) best people are bestowed with awards and trophies
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by bharatinuguri

This word sounds like best toy; when you give a BEST TOY TO your little brother, you basically confer your best wishes or your love to him by giving him a gift.
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by preetisoni2411

"best aao aur gift pao"(Hindi)
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by vocabIsFun

best + toe = the best gift to some1 u gave is ur toe ..!!
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by abbaraju.pranith

basically this word is taken from bestowen + stowen means to to place a gift for your her home...without letting her know....
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by preetisoni2411

If some body offer s.t(Schedule Tribe) certificate then one sound will come bestow.
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by shaktipada

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