(third-person singular simple present begifts, present participle begifting, simple past and past participle begifted)
From Middle English bigiften (“to entrust”), equivalent to be- + gift. Cognate with Dutch begiften (“to endow”), German begaben (“to endow”), Swedish begåva (“to endow, dower”).
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