bestow (v.)
give, provide, grant
2H4 V.v.12[Falstaff to Shallow] if I had had time to have made new liveries, I would have bestowed the thousand pound I borrowed of you
Cor I.i.123[Menenius to Citizens] If you'll bestow a small ... / Patience awhile
Cor II.iii.206[Sicinius to Citizens, of Coriolanus] Of him ... bestow / Your sued-for tongues?
E3 II.ii.143[Countess to King Edward, of their spouses] that title in our love / That we cannot bestow but by their death
H5 II.i.10[Bardolph to Nym, of him and Pistol] I will bestow a breakfast to make you friends
Ham IV.i.4[Gertrude to Rosencrantz and Guildenstern] Bestow this place on us a little while
KL I.i.163[Kent to Lear] Kill thy physician and thy fee bestow / Upon the foul disease
Tit IV.ii.162[Aaron to Demetrius and Chiron, of the dead Nurse] you must needs bestow her funeral
TS I.i.50[Baptista to Gremio and Hortensio, of his decision] not to bestow my youngest daughter / Before I have a husband for the elder
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