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Definition of Bestow

Bestow

  1. To lay up in store; to deposit for safe keeping; to stow; to place; to put.
  2. To use; to apply; to devote, as time or strength in some occupation.
  3. To expend, as money.
  4. To give or confer; to impart; -- with on or upon.
  5. To give in marriage.
  6. To demean; to conduct; to behave; -- followed by a reflexive pronoun.

Bestow Quotations

Sometimes we may ask God for success, and He gives us physical and mental stamina. We might plead for prosperity, and we receive enlarged perspective and increased patience, or we petition for growth and are blessed with the gift of grace. He may bestow upon us conviction and confidence as we strive to achieve worthy goals.
David A. Bednar

In time, we shall be in a position to bestow on South Africa the greatest possible gift - a more human face.
Steven Biko

Beg of God the removal of envy, that God may deliver you from externals, and bestow upon you an inward occupation, which will absorb you so that your attention is not drawn away.
Rumi

The object of our prayers should not be to present a wish list or a series of requests but to secure for ourselves and for others blessings that God is eager to bestow, according to His will and timing.
David A. Bednar

Whenever we think of Christ, we should recall the love that led Him to bestow on us so many graces and favors, and also the great love God showed in giving us in Christ a pledge of His love; for love calls for love in return. Let us strive to keep this always before our eyes and to rouse ourselves to love Him.
Saint Teresa of Avila
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Bestow Translations

bestow in German is spenden
bestow in Latin is largior
bestow in Norwegian is gi, skjenke
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