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Synonyms for bestow

Synonyms for bestow

to make a gift of

to present as a gift to a charity or cause

to give formally or officially

Synonyms for bestow


give as a gift

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But amidst your concern for the defects of your nearest relations, and your displeasure at this representation of them, let it give you consolation to consider that, to have conducted yourselves so as to avoid any share of the like censure, is praise no less generally bestowed on you and your elder sister, than it is honourable to the sense and disposition of both.
Wickham is the son of a very respectable man, who had for many years the management of all the Pemberley estates, and whose good conduct in the discharge of his trust naturally inclined my father to be of service to him; and on George Wickham, who was his godson, his kindness was therefore liberally bestowed.
She engaged him in many religious controversies; on which occasions she constantly expressed great satisfaction in the doctor's knowledge, and not much less in the compliments which he frequently bestowed on her own.
she was an honorable woman who had bestowed her love upon him, and he loved her, and therefore she was in his eyes a woman who had a right to the same, or even more, respect than a lawful wife.
The friend of his childhood, a man of the same set, of the same coterie, his comrade in the Corps of Pages, Serpuhovskoy, who had left school with him and had been his rival in class, in gymnastics, in their scrapes and their dreams of glory, had come back a few days before from Central Asia, where he had gained two steps up in rank, and an order rarely bestowed upon generals so young.
I was their plaything and their idol, and something better--their child, the innocent and helpless creature bestowed on them by heaven, whom to bring up to good, and whose future lot it was in their hands to direct to happiness or misery, according as they fulfilled their duties towards me.
All praises bestowed on her I received as made to a possession of my own.
Sikes, dragging Oliver after him, elbowed his way through the thickest of the crowd, and bestowed very little attention on the numerous sights and sounds, which so astonished the boy.
Sikes dismounted with great precipitation, holding Oliver by the hand all the while; and lifting him down directly, bestowed a furious look upon him, and rapped the side-pocket with his fist, in a significant manner.
The award was bestowed for his exceptionally bold courageous and brave performance through unearthing and arresting the AJK State's most-wanted four proclaimed offenders involved in gruesome broad-day killing of eight innocent persons in an ambush in Bhimbher district on July 11, 2012.
com)-- LesserEvil's Buddha Bowl Foods Himalayan Pink Organic Popcorn has been awarded a Bestowed Member Favorite award for the period of April 2014 through March 2015.
When those lords carved up the acres they cultivated, each smallholder was bestowed with the same title.
14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bestowed, a subscription service that sends a box of healthy, nutritionist-approved food and snacks to its members each month, today announced that the company has curated its October box to honor Non-GMO month.
Trakhees, a Dubai-based local regulatory authority and the first to undertake local certification, bestowed the honour on Naia at Suburbia Jebel Ali hotel apartments, which will open later this year.
Mumbai Congress president Janardan Chandurkar has stirred a row by demanding that the country's highest civilian honours bestowed on those who praise "communal forces" should be withdrawn.