verb (used with object)
- to provide quarters for; house; lodge.
- to put; stow; deposit; store.
Origin of bestow
Examples from the Web for bestowed
She also features a more natural face than the one of docile serenity so often bestowed on the Queen of Heaven.
They shared a birthday—July 8—and Nelson always thought that bestowed some sort of personal aura on him.
That level of hate would never be bestowed upon someone was anything short of a revolutionary.
The medal is one of more than 250 awards that have been bestowed upon him.Six Defining Moments From Nelson Mandela’s Life (video)|Nina Strochlic|December 5, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Each age in our past history has bestowed on us its own contribution, as well as its own continuing curse.The Invention of the Ego in Martin Luther’s Defiance|Thomas Cahill|November 3, 2013|DAILY BEAST
It supported a grammar school, an almshouse for thirty-two poor people, and bestowed liberal gifts on the poor.Parish Priests and Their People in the Middle Ages in England|Edward L. Cutts
This gift was bestowed on the jurisconsults of the first, and to some in the second and third centuries.The Faith of Islam|Edward Sell
The jewellers of the last century do not seem to have bestowed the same attention on design as their predecessors did.Rambles of an Archaeologist Among Old Books and in Old Places|Frederick William Fairholt
I began to wish that nature had bestowed upon me a noisier temperament.Paul Kelver|Jerome Klapka, AKA Jerome K. Jerome
He also bestowed the sum of £1,000 for the relief of poor debtors.London and the Kingdom - Volume III|Reginald R. Sharpe