Etymology
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bestow (v.)

early 14c., bistowen "give, confer" (alms, etc.), from be- + stowen "to place" (see stow). Related: Bestowed; bestowing; bestower.

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Definitions of bestow

bestow (v.)
present;
bestow an honor on someone
Synonyms: confer
bestow (v.)
give as a gift;
bestow (v.)
bestow a quality on;
Synonyms: lend / impart / contribute / add / bring
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