bequest - definition and synonyms

noun [countable] formal 

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  1. money or property that you give to someone after you die by making a legal document called a will
    make (someone/something) a bequest:

    He made the library a bequest of £50,000.

    leave (someone/something) a bequest:

    Leaving a bequest to a charity enables you to give when you no longer require the money.