verb. ['bɪˈkwiːθ'] leave or give by will after one's death.
- leave behind
- pass on
- bequethen (Middle English (1100-1500))
- becweþan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
Words that Rhyme with Bequeath
Example sentences of the word bequeath
1. Verb, base form
For example, you may bequeath your jewelry to your sister and your vehicle to your son.
2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
If you bequeath the property in a will, your husband will inherit it.
Quotes containing the word bequeath
1. I bequeath myself to the dirt to grow from the grass I loveIf you want me again look for me under your boot-soles.You will hardly know who I am or what I meanBut I shall be good health to you nonethelessAnd filter and fibre your blood.
- Walt Whitman