Associations to the word «Bestow»
BESTOW, verb. (transitive) To lay up in store; deposit for safe keeping; stow; place.
BESTOW, verb. (transitive) To lodge, or find quarters for; provide with accommodation.
BESTOW, verb. (transitive) To dispose of.
BESTOW, verb. (transitive) To give; confer; impart gratuitously; present something to someone as a gift or honour.
BESTOW, verb. (transitive) To give in marriage.
BESTOW, verb. (transitive) To apply; make use of; use; employ.
BESTOW, verb. (transitive) (obsolete) To behave or deport.
BESTOW, verb. Present; "The university conferred a degree on its most famous former student, who never graduated"; "bestow an honor on someone".
BESTOW, verb. Give as a gift.
BESTOW, verb. Bestow a quality on; "Her presence lends a certain cachet to the company"; "The music added a lot to the play"; "She brings a special atmosphere to our meetings"; "This adds a light note to the program".
In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold; Alike fantastic, if too new, or old: Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside.