Bestow

usgb/bɪˈstəʊ/Volume
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Gift or HonorPlay
Used when presenting a gift or honor that's often significant or prestigious, highlighting the importance of the gesture. SlideThe knight was bestowed a medal for his bravery.
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Formal OccasionsPlay
Commonly used in formal contexts, including ceremonies or written recognitions, rather than casual conversations. SlideThe award is bestowed annually at the gala dinner.
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Implying GenerosityPlay
Implies generosity or benevolence of the giver, as the act of bestowing usually involves a selfless offer. SlideOur founder bestowed part of his fortune to charity.