bestow

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Pronunciation[change]

  • (US) IPA (key): /bɪˈstoʊ/
  • (UK) IPA (key): /bɪˈstəʊ/
  • Hyphenation: be‧stow

Verb[change]

Plain form
bestow

Third-person singular
bestows

Past tense
bestowed

Past participle
bestowed

Present participle
bestowing

  1. (transitive) If you bestow someone, you present an honour, right, or gift to them.