Definitions for bestow

Definitions for (verb) bestow

Main entry: confer, bestow

Definition: present

Usage: The university conferred a degree on its most famous former student, who never graduated; bestow an honor on someone

Main entry: bestow

Definition: give as a gift

Main entry: lend, bring, impart, contribute, bestow, add

Definition: bestow a quality on

Usage: 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

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