Bestowal
Bestowal Be*stow"al, n. The act of bestowing; disposal. [1913 Webster]

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  • bestowal — index appropriation (donation), benefit (conferment), cession, charity, concession (authorization) …   Law dictionary

  • bestowal — (n.) 1773, from BESTOW (Cf. bestow) + AL (Cf. al) (2) …   Etymology dictionary

  • bestowal — bestow ► VERB ▪ give or grant (an honour, right, or gift). DERIVATIVES bestowal noun. ORIGIN from Old English st w «place» …   English terms dictionary

  • bestowal — noun see bestow …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • bestowal — See bestowable. * * * …   Universalium

  • bestowal — noun the act of bestowing …   Wiktionary

  • bestowal — Synonyms and related words: accommodation, accordance, administration, application, applying, award, awarding, bestowment, communication, concession, conferment, conferral, contribution, deliverance, delivery, donation, dosage, dosing, endowment …   Moby Thesaurus

  • bestowal — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun. The act of conferring, as of an honor: accordance, bestowment, conference, conferment, conferral, grant, presentation. See GIVE …   English dictionary for students

  • bestowal — be stow·al || əʊəl n. grant, gift; act of giving, granting …   English contemporary dictionary

  • bestowal — n.; (also bestowing, bestowment) 1. Putting, placing, stowing, stowage, storing, storage, disposing. 2. Giving, grant, granting, imparting, impartation, conferring …   New dictionary of synonyms

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