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1. bestow

verb. ['bɪˈstoʊ'] present.

Synonyms

  • confer
  • miter
  • award
  • graduate
  • present

Antonyms

  • enter
  • unweave
  • empty
  • go

Etymology

  • bestowen (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Bestow

  • genego
  • taekwondo
  • tourtelot
  • pinsoneault
  • ex-voto
  • undergo
  • tondreau
  • tallyho
  • overflow
  • lambreau
  • jandreau
  • hwang-ho
  • guandjo
  • gendreau
  • cointreau
  • celo
  • cabo
  • brancheau
  • blincoe
  • apropos
  • vigneault
  • vigneau
  • van-gogh
  • tyo
  • truffaut
  • trudeau
  • therriault
  • theriault
  • tetreault
  • tableaux

Sentences with bestow


1. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Japanese culture has complex nuances about relationships and status, so do some research before you bestow a gift.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Catholicism, Protestantism and even secular tradition bestow certain responsibilities to the role of the godfather.

3. Verb, base form
Count the votes and bestow a prize on the two winners.

Quotes about bestow


1. Parents are usually more careful to bestow knowledge on their children rather than virtue, the art of speaking well rather than doing well; but their manners should be of the greatest concern.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

2. Sometimes we may ask God for success, and He gives us physical and mental stamina. We might plead for prosperity, and we receive enlarged perspective and increased patience, or we petition for growth and are blessed with the gift of grace. He may bestow upon us conviction and confidence as we strive to achieve worthy goals.
- David A. Bednar

3. I have no doubt concerning that Supreme Goodness, who is so eager to share His blessings, or of that everlasting love which makes Him more eager to bestow perfection on us than we are to receive it.
- Saint Ignatius

2. bestow

verb. ['bɪˈstoʊ'] give as a gift.

Antonyms

  • take away

Etymology

  • bestowen (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. bestow

verb. ['bɪˈstoʊ'] bestow a quality on.

Synonyms

  • throw in
  • tinsel
  • factor
  • instill
  • transfuse
  • bring
  • alter
  • lend
  • modify
  • change
  • contribute
  • add

Antonyms

  • deconcentrate
  • destabilize
  • enable
  • loosen

Etymology

  • bestowen (Middle English (1100-1500))
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