verb (used with object)
- to provide quarters for; house; lodge.
- to put; stow; deposit; store.
Examples from the Web for bestows
The gold medal is the highest honor Congress bestows, and both houses must pass the authorizing legislation.
Philip is known to be a big fan of the anonymity that driving a taxi around London bestows, and he bought his first cab in 1993.Queen and Prince Philip Show Their Thrifty Side in London Taxi|Tom Sykes|March 8, 2012|DAILY BEAST
You know, Castro walks around like the Leader,” said Brown, “who bestows darshan [blessings] on everybody.
He bestows his favorite names liberally upon points and islands—few of which were accepted.Captain John Smith|Charles Dudley Warner
I have had dreams—day visions, more transporting than any the night bestows.Alone|Marion Harland
It is too much to hope to find in a vast and profound inventor, a writer also who bestows immortality on his language.
Such is the boon which Pleasonton bestows on humanity, as elucidated by the original genius of our contemporary.
A king, when he bestows gifts, gives them through his grace.The Woodcutter of Gutech|W.H.G. Kingston