Synonyms for bestow

Grammar : Verb
Spell : bih-stoh
Phonetic Transcription : bɪˈstoʊ

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Définition of bestow

Origin :
  • early 14c., bistowen "give" (as alms, etc.), from be- + stowen "to place" (see stow). Related: Bestowed; bestowing; bestower.
  • verb give, allot
Example sentences :
  • The greatest honor history can bestow is the title of peacemaker.
  • Extract from : « United States Presidents' Inaugural Speeches » by Various
  • Shall we hesitate to devote to him whatever he claims, or whatever we can bestow?
  • Extract from : « Female Scripture Biographies, Vol. II » by Francis Augustus Cox
  • Thus, then, your generosity can never be evinced but to him on whom you bestow your hand.
  • Extract from : « Alice, or The Mysteries, Complete » by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • Oh, it is that which you must part with to bestow all the rest!
  • Extract from : « Joseph Andrews Vol. 1 » by Henry Fielding
  • I suppose you have no objection this time to bestow a few bullets on these gentry?
  • Extract from : « The Field of Ice » by Jules Verne
  • How trustful and generous in him to bestow all this confidence in me.
  • Extract from : « Life And Adventures Of Martin Chuzzlewit » by Charles Dickens
  • But Clement Austin did not bestow so much as one glance upon the breakfast-table.
  • Extract from : « Henry Dunbar » by M. E. Braddon
  • Red chestnuts, like fire-dates, are fruits of the gods, and bestow immortality.
  • Extract from : « The Chinese Fairy Book » by Various
  • The treasures which I bestow upon you, you are to use to help the true ruler.
  • Extract from : « The Chinese Fairy Book » by Various
  • The rewards they bestow are sweet, and ravishing, and indescribable.
  • Extract from : « Imogen » by William Godwin

Antonyms for bestow

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