Definition and Meanings for bestow
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Part of Speech of bestow
transitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun
Etymology of bestow
Meaning of bestow
as transitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun
- to lay up in store; to deposit for safe keeping; to stow; to place; to put.
- to use; to apply; to devote, as time or strength in some occupation.
- to expend, as money.
- to give or confer; to impart; -- with on or upon.
- to give in marriage.
- to demean; to conduct; to behave; -- followed by a reflexive pronoun.