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.
to provide quarters for; house; lodge.
to put; stow; deposit; store.
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to present (a gift) or confer (an award or honour)
(archaic) to apply (energy, resources, etc)
(archaic) to house (a person) or store (goods)
to get or be astride of; have or place the legs on both sides of. to step over or across with long strides. to stand or tower over; dominate. Historical Examples Andersonville, Volume 1 John McElroy Bracebridge Hall Washington Irving verb (transitive) -strides, -striding, -strode (archaic) -strid, -stridden, (archaic) -strid to have or put a […]
to get or be astride of; have or place the legs on both sides of. to step over or across with long strides. to stand or tower over; dominate. Contemporary Examples Peter Matthiessen Was One of the Greatest Writers of a Great Generation Malcolm Jones April 6, 2014 The Deaths You Missed This Year Malcolm […]
of the highest quality, excellence, or standing: the best work; the best students. most advantageous, suitable, or desirable: the best way. largest; most: the best part of a day. most excellently or suitably; with most advantage or success: an opera role that best suits her voice. in or to the highest degree; most fully (usually […]
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