Synonyms and Antonyms of bestowal

  1. something given to someone without expectation of a return the company's annual Yuletide bestowals include a holiday party and substantial bonuses Synonyms gift, comp, donation, donative, fairing [British], freebie (or freebee), giveaway, handsel, lagniappe, largesse (also largess), present, presentationRelated Words alms, benefaction, beneficence, benevolence, charity, contribution, dole, handout, oblation, offering, philanthropy, tithe; box [British], care package, foy [chiefly Scottish]; grant, subsidy; remembrance, tribute, valentine; bonus, boon, windfall; courtesy, favor, generosity, sacrifice; gratuity, propine [Scottish], tip; award, prize, reward; dowry; bequest, legacyNear Antonyms advance, loan; bribe, douceur, peace offering, sop

Learn More about bestowal

Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up bestowal? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).