Definition of "bestowing" []

  • 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)
  • Present participle of bestow. (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "bestowing" in a sentence
  • "The American Library Association, in bestowing on me their highest honor, turned me from a frog into a prince."
  • "He is the Giant who most frequently bequeaths nicknames, and he's the most free in bestowing identities too."
  • "It is true that God was good to Canada in bestowing upon it untold riches but it took a great people to overcome the difficulties that Providence placed in your way."