Bestowed



to present as a gift; give; confer (usually followed by on or upon):
The trophy was bestowed upon the winner.
to put to some use; apply:
Time spent in study is time well bestowed.
Archaic.

to provide quarters for; house; lodge.
to put; stow; deposit; store.

Contemporary Examples

The Jewish Condom Magnate Benyamin Cohen December 28, 2009
Childless and Loving It Danielle Friedman September 18, 2010
We Need MLK’s Revolutionary Spirit Roland S. Martin January 19, 2014
A $125 Billion (Taxpayer) Gamble William D. Cohan October 19, 2008
George Bush Thanks a Terrorist Max Blumenthal December 17, 2008

Historical Examples

Rivers of Great Britain. The Thames, from Source to Sea. Anonymous
Ester Ried Yet Speaking Isabella Alden
The Dark Star Robert W. Chambers
Maid Marian Thomas Love Peacock
The Khedive’s Country George Manville Fenn

verb (transitive)
to present (a gift) or confer (an award or honour)
(archaic) to apply (energy, resources, etc)
(archaic) to house (a person) or store (goods)
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