"bequest" Definition

  1. n. The act of bequeathing or leaving by will; as, a bequest of property by A. to B.
  2. n. That which is left by will, esp. personal property; a legacy; also, a gift.
  3. v. t. To bequeath, or leave as a legacy.

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Position in dictionary: 9876 of 111710 words.
Word Type: n., n., v. t.,
Words that start with "bequest": 1
Words that end with "bequest": 1
Words that contain "bequest": 1
Next words in dictionary: bequethen, bequote, berain, berained, beraining
Previous words in dictionary: bequeathment, bequeathing, bequeathed, bequeathal, bequeathable

English Dictionary Definition of bequest

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