What is another word for Bestowing?

Pronunciation: [bɪstˈə͡ʊɪŋ] (IPA)

Bestowing is a term widely used to describe the act of giving something to someone, whether it is an honor, a gift, or a privilege. However, there are several other words that can be used to describe similar actions. Some synonyms for bestowing include granting, conferring, awarding, presenting, and endowing. Each of these words carries a slightly different connotation. For example, granting suggests the giving of something as a privilege or right, while conferring suggests a more formal recognition. Whatever word is used, the act of bestowing is a powerful way to show appreciation or recognition for someone's achievements or contributions.

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Usage examples for Bestowing

Generally he was considered a good deal of a nuisance and something of a fraud, but that morning he was looked upon as a saint-as one inspired, as one capable of Bestowing benedictions on the young and giving "luck" to the old.
"My Lady of the Chimney Corner"
Alexander Irvine
Despite these drawbacks, the collectors who are Bestowing attention on all this wood-engraved work of the nineteenth century will probably reap their reward.
"Fine Books"
Alfred W. Pollard
This deep and heartfelt bliss can only be given us by a fellow creature, who in Bestowing it on us, shares it with us.
"The Dead Lake and Other Tales"
Paul Heyse

Famous quotes with Bestowing

  • Dame Fortune is a fickle gipsy, And always blind, and often tipsy; Sometimes for years and years together, She ’ll bless you with the sunniest weather, Bestowing honour, pudding, pence, You can’t imagine why or whence;— Then in a moment—Presto, pass!— Your joys are withered like the grass;
    Winthrop Mackworth Praed

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