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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (2)

1. the act of conferring an honor or presenting a gift;
[syn: bestowal, bestowment, conferral, conferment]

2. a gift that is bestowed or conferred;
[syn: bestowal, bestowment]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Bestowal \Be*stow"al\, n. The act of bestowing; disposal. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

bestowal n 1: the act of conferring an honor or presenting a gift [syn: bestowal, bestowment, conferral, conferment] 2: a gift that is bestowed or conferred [syn: bestowal, bestowment]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

41 Moby Thesaurus words for "bestowal": accommodation, accordance, administration, application, applying, award, awarding, bestowment, communication, concession, conferment, conferral, contribution, deliverance, delivery, donation, dosage, dosing, endowment, enforcing, forcing, forcing on, furnishment, gifting, giving, grant, granting, impartation, impartment, investiture, liberality, meting out, offer, prescribing, presentation, presentment, provision, subscription, supplying, surrender, vouchsafement