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bequeath (verb) leave as an inheritance (by a will).

If a person states in a will, who should get what item or portion of their property after their death, they bequeath those items or parts to the beneficiaries. 'He bequeathed a third of his property to the neighborhood church.' This means that he wrote in his will that after his death, the church should get a third of his property.

  • As his son had married against his will, Dennis cut him off from his property and bequeathed the whole of it to his daughter, and she is quite rich now.
  • Smith bequeathed his entire library, a personal collection including some very rare books, to the local college, as he was convinced that none of his children were book lovers.
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