Synonyms and Antonyms of bestow
1 to make a present of <bestowed a new car on their son for graduation> Synonyms give, contribute, donate, give away, present, volunteerRelated Words chip in, kick in, pitch in, throw in; award, confer, endow, endue (or indue), render; afford, comp, furnish, provide; lavish, regale; aid, assist, benefit, help; administer, dish out, dispense, dole out, hand out, impart, issue, mete (out); extend, fork (over, out, or up), offer, pay, proffer, pungle (up), put up, tender; sacrificeNear Antonyms hold, keep, pocket, retain, withhold; preserve, save; advance, lend, loan; sell
2 to provide with living quarters or shelter <eventually the refugee family was bestowed in its own apartment> Synonyms accommodate, house, billet, bivouac, board, bunk, camp, chamber, domicile, encamp, harbor, lodge, put up, quarter, roof, room, shelter, take inRelated Words ensconce, home, roost, secure, shed, stable, tent; barrack; bed (down)Near Antonyms eject, evict
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