verb (used with object)
- to provide quarters for; house; lodge.
- to put; stow; deposit; store.
Origin of bestow
Examples from the Web for bestowal
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By great energy, and the bestowal of a large sum of money, the place was opened in 1850, Ole Bull leading the orchestra.Lives of Poor Boys Who Became Famous|Sarah K. Bolton
Disputed points were submitted to his arbitration, and his advice was sought in the bestowal of official places.Life Of Mozart, Vol. 1 (of 3)|Otto Jahn
To-day we are rich in old and new facilities for the bestowal of form.Inventors at Work|George Iles
Some talked in a low voice; others watched the king, awaiting the bestowal of a look or a word.Catherine de' Medici|Honore de Balzac
But the bestowal of those pensions too often invited direct censure.Mr. Punch's History of Modern England Vol. II (of IV),--1857-1874|Charles L. Graves