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bestows definition

bestows


 
  Troponyms  (hyponyms)  of  verb  bestow 
 
  2  of  3  senses  of  bestow 
 
  Sense  1 
  confer,  bestow 
  =>  miter 
  =>  bless 
  =>  graduate 
 
  Sense  3 
  lend,  impart,  bestow,  contribute,  add  bring 
  =>  instill,  transfuse 
  =>  tinsel 
  =>  throw  in 
 
  Troponyms  (hyponyms)  of  verb  bestow 
 
  2  of  3  senses  of  bestow 
 
  Sense  1 
  confer,  bestow 
  =>  miter 
  =>  bless 
  =>  graduate 
 
  Sense  3 
  lend,  impart,  bestow,  contribute,  add  bring 
  =>  instill,  transfuse 
  =>  breathe 
  =>  tinsel 
  =>  throw  in 
 
  Entailment  of  verb  bestow 
 
 
  Synonyms/Hypernyms  (Ordered  by  Frequency)  of  verb  bestow 
 
  3  senses  of  bestow 
 
  Sense  1 
  confer,  bestow 
  =>  award,  present 
 
  Sense  2 
  bestow 
  =>  give 
 
  Sense  3 
  lend,  impart,  bestow,  contribute,  add  bring 
  =>  change,  alter 
 
  Familiarity  of  verb  bestow 
 
  bestow  used  as  a  verb  is  uncommon  (polysemy  count  =  3) 
 
  Synonyms  (Grouped  by  Similarity  of  Meaning)  of  verb  bestow 
 
  Sense  1 
  confer,  bestow 
  =>  award,  present 
  -------------- 
 
  Sense  2 
  bestow 
  =>  give 
  -------------- 
 
  Sense  3 
  lend,  impart,  bestow,  contribute,  add  bring 
  =>  change,  alter 
  -------------- 
 
  Overview  of  verb  bestow 
 
  The  verb  bestow  has  3  senses  (first  2  from  tagged  texts) 
 
  1.  (4)  confer,  bestow  --  (present;  "The  university  conferred  a  degree  on  its  most  famous  former  student,  who  never  graduated";  "bestow  an  honor  on  someone") 
  2.  (1)  bestow  --  (give  as  a  gift) 
  3.  lend,  impart,  bestow,  contribute,  add  bring  --  (of  a  quality,  as  in:  "Her  presence  lends  a  certain  cachet  to  the  company";  "The  music  added  a  lot  to  the  play";  "She  brings  a  special  atmosphere  to  our  meetings";  "This  adds  a  light  note  to  the  program") 
 
  Overview  of  verb  bestow 
 
  The  verb  bestow  has  3  senses  (first  2  from  tagged  texts) 
 
  1.  (4)  confer,  bestow  --  (present;  "The  university  conferred  a  degree  on  its  most  famous  former  student,  who  never  graduated";  "bestow  an  honor  on  someone") 
  2.  (1)  bestow  --  (give  as  a  gift) 
  3.  lend,  impart,  bestow,  contribute,  add  bring  --  (of  a  quality,  as  in:  "Her  presence  lends  a  certain  cachet  to  the  company";  "The  music  added  a  lot  to  the  play";  "She  brings  a  special  atmosphere  to  our  meetings";  "This  adds  a  light  note  to  the  program") 



bestows definition