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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Leave or give by will after one's death.

Usage examples (32)
  • The noblest workers of this world bequeath us nothing so great as the image of themselves.
  • And lastly, (for there is no end of enumerating every particular of his glory,) with one word bequeath all this power and splendor to his posterity?
  • A loophole in the rules allows council house tenants to "bequeath" their tenancies when they die.
  • The legacy Blair hopes to bequeath is a matter of some conjecture. for more
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