Bestow – Give or present an honour, title, right or gift
To remember the definition of the word bestow, use the following mnemonic:
The big man became a stowaway (bestow) on a boat - in his earlier life, he'd been presented with honours, titles, rights and gifts, but now he was a pauper.
Examples of bestow in a sentence
The king will bestow an honour and gifts to the person who could save the princess.
The billionaire has no plans to bestow large amounts of money to his family when he dies.
He wished to bestow great honours upon the hero who had rescued the children from the fire.