bequeath - definition and synonyms

verb [transitive] formal 

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present tense
present participlebequeathing
past tensebequeathed
past participlebequeathed
  1. to give someone money or property after you die by making a legal document called a will
    bequeath something to someone:

    She bequeathed her jewellery to her niece.

    bequeath someone something:

    His uncle bequeathed him £6,000.