Definitions of bestowment

  1. a gift that is bestowed or conferred Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. The act of giving or bestowing; a conferring or bestowal. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. The act of bestowing; that which is bestowed; donation. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  4. The act of giving or conferring. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for bestowment

  1. " Sylv," said he, one evening, while they were finishing the bestowment of the day's catch in the shed at one side of the cabin, where they kept the fish cool by means of spring water-" Sylv, I'd like right well to have you do somethin' for me." – True and Other Stories by George Parsons Lathrop
  2. He has made the bestowment of the gift to be simultaneous with the exercise of the faith. – Godliness by Catherine Booth