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  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of bestow.

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Examples

  • In America, the chairman is still the chairman, with all the respect and influence that title bestows on the holder.

    How to Rein in the Imperial CEO

  • In plain language, this says that genes that promote the altruistic act will spread if the benefit (B) that the act bestows is high enough, and the genetic relationship (r) between the altruist and the beneficiary is close enough, to outweigh the act’s cost (C) to the altruist.

    The Selfless Gene

  • In plain language, this says that genes that promote the altruistic act will spread if the benefit (B) that the act bestows is high enough, and the genetic relationship (r) between the altruist and the beneficiary is close enough, to outweigh the act’s cost (C) to the altruist.

    The Selfless Gene

  • In plain language, this says that genes that promote the altruistic act will spread if the benefit (B) that the act bestows is high enough, and the genetic relationship (r) between the altruist and the beneficiary is close enough, to outweigh the act’s cost (C) to the altruist.

    The Selfless Gene

  • "The name bestows a kind of authenticity on an artist.

    Expecting Rain

  • "The name bestows a kind of authenticity on an artist.

    Expecting Rain

  • The examination of the impression bestows a clearness on the idea; and the examination of the idea bestows a like clearness on all our reasoning.

    A Treatise of Human Nature

  • The examination of the impression bestows a clearness on the idea; and the examination of the idea bestows a like clearness on all our reasoning.

    A Treatise of Human Nature

  • The examination of the impression bestows a clearness on the idea; and the examination of the idea bestows a like clearness on all our reasoning.

    A treatise of human nature

  • With trillions of dollars flowing through the financial markets on any given day, as opposed to millions from days past, the importance of the CMT designation bestows a greater consequence to those that are charged with the management of that money.

    Investopedia.com Headlines

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  • For the Lord God is a sun and sheild; the Lord bestows favor and honor; no good things does he withhold from those whose walk is blameless.

    ( The Holy Bible, psalm 83:11)

    September 29, 2010