[ bih-stohd ]
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  1. presented as a gift or privilege; given or conferred: As the official addressed them, some members of the audience shouted with joy over their newly bestowed citizenship.

  2. Archaic. applied; put to some use: If I regarded the present discussion concerning baptism as only about mere mode or form, I should think my time and labor poorly bestowed.

  1. the simple past tense and past participle of bestow.

Origin of bestowed


Other words from bestowed

  • un·be·stowed, adjective
  • well-be·stowed, adjective

Words Nearby bestowed Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

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