HyperDic: bequeath

English > 1 sense of the word bequeath:
VERBpossessionbequeath, will, leaveleave or give by will after one's death
bequeath > pronunciation
Soundsbihkwiy'th
Rhymesbeneath ... wreath: 7 rhymes with iyth...
English > bequeath: 1 sense > verb 1, possession
MeaningLeave or give by will after one's death.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody something; Somebody ----s something to somebody
ModelThey bequeath the money to them; They bequeath them the money
Example"My aunt bequeathed me all her jewelry"
Synonymswill, leave
NarrowerdeviseGive by will, especially real property
fee-tail, entailLimit the inheritance of property to a specific class of heirs
pass onGive to or transfer possession of
remembershow appreciation to
Broadergive, gift, presentGive as a present
Oppositedisinherit, disownprevent deliberately (as by making a will) from inheriting
Similar toimpart, leave, give, pass onTransmit (knowledge or skills)
leave, leave behindBe survived by after one's death
Spanishabandonar, dar, dejar, entregar, heredar, legar
Catalanabandonar, deixar, entregar, llegar, lliurar

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