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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