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English verb: bequeath

1. bequeath (possession) leave or give by will after one's death

SamplesMy aunt bequeathed me all her jewelry.
My grandfather left me his entire estate.

ExamplesThey bequeath the money to them , They bequeath them the money

Synonymsleave, will

Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody something.
Somebody ----s something to somebody

Broader (hypernym)gift, give, present

Narrower (hyponym)devise, entail, fee-tail, pass on, remember

Verb groupgive, impart, leave, leave, leave behind, pass on

Antonymsdisinherit, disown

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