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Meaning of BESTOWMENT

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the act of conferring an honor or presenting a gift
  2. [n]  a gift that is bestowed or conferred
 

BESTOWMENT is a 10 letter word that starts with B.

 

 Synonyms: bestowal, bestowal, conferment, conferral
 
 See Also: gift, gift, giving

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Be*stow"ment\, n.
1. The act of giving or bestowing; a conferring or bestowal.

         If we consider this bestowment of gifts in this
         view.                                 --Chauncy.

2. That which is given or bestowed.

         They almost refuse to give due praise and credit to
         God's own bestowments.                --I. Taylor.

 

 

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