Definition of bestow verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

bestow

 verb
verb
NAmE//bɪˈstoʊ//
 
bestow something (on/upon somebody)(formal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they bestow
 
he / she / it bestows
 
past simple bestowed
 
-ing form bestowing
 
 
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to give something to someone, especially to show how much they are respected an honorary degree bestowed upon her by the college
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