Bestows



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

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Queen and Prince Philip Show Their Thrifty Side in London Taxi Tom Sykes March 7, 2012
Jerry Brown’s Castro Trouble A. L. Bardach October 4, 2010

Historical Examples

The Complete Opera Book Gustav Kobb
Nobody’s Girl Hector Malot
Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 61, No. 380, June, 1847 Various
A History of Mediaeval Jewish Philosophy Isaac Husik
Forgotten Tales of Long Ago E. V. Lucas
The Woodcutter of Gutech W.H.G. Kingston

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)
v.

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