Bequeathing



to dispose of (personal property, especially money) by last will:
She bequeathed her half of the company to her niece.
to hand down; pass on.
Obsolete. to commit; entrust.
Contemporary Examples

The Last Revolutionary Gershom Gorenberg July 1, 2012

Historical Examples

Critical and Historical Essays, Volume III (of 3) Thomas Babington Macaulay
A History of French Literature Edward Dowden
The Dock and the Scaffold Unknown
The Risk Profession Donald Edwin Westlake
Renaissance in Italy, Volume 2 (of 7) John Addington Symonds
The Lost Heir G. A. Henty
Rural Rides William Cobbett
Jessamine Marion Harland
History of the Intellectual Development of Europe, Volume I (of 2) John William Draper

verb (transitive)
(law) to dispose of (property, esp personal property) by will Compare devise (sense 2)
to hand down; pass on, as to following generations
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