Definition of "bestowed" []

  • To present (a gift) or confer (an award or honour) (verb)
  • To apply (energy, resources, etc) (verb)
  • To house (a person) or store (goods) (verb)
  • Simple past tense and past participle of bestow. (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "bestowed" in a sentence
  • "Romney is obviously betting an extremist line on immigration will help him going into South Carolina and dispel any notion that he is a "Massachusetts moderate", the label bestowed upon him by Newt Gingrich."
  • "Even if our success is as part of a team effort, we are each unique and can never be defined by a label bestowed upon us by others or by being forced into a group or class."
  • "When people complain, the city fathers point to things such as South Bend's recent designation as an "All American City," a designation bestowed by judges who haven't visited."