bequest
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /bɪˈkwɛst/
Noun

bequest (plural bequests)

  1. The act of bequeathing or leaving by will.
  2. The transfer of property upon the owner's death according to the will of the deceased.
  3. That which is left by will; a legacy.
  4. That which has been handed down or transmitted.
  5. A person's inheritance; an amount of property given by will.
Synonyms Translations Translations Verb

bequest (bequests, present participle bequesting; past and past participle bequested)

  1. (transitive) To give as a bequest; bequeath.



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