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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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