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1. bequest

noun. ['bɪˈkwɛst'] (law) a gift of personal property by will.

Synonyms

  • gift
  • heritage
  • legacy

Antonyms

  • disable

Etymology

  • bequeste (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Bequest

  • self-professed
  • transgressed
  • unimpressed
  • telequest
  • stateswest
  • intrawest
  • eastern-west
  • dispossessed
  • unaddressed
  • telewest
  • repossessed
  • reinvest
  • progressed
  • northwest
  • indigest
  • expressed
  • distressed
  • compressed
  • undressed
  • sylvest
  • suppressed
  • suggest
  • southwest
  • request
  • repressed
  • reassessed
  • protest
  • professed
  • penwest
  • norwest

Example sentences of the word bequest


1. Noun, singular or mass
A demonstrative bequest involves cash paid from a specified account or from the sale of a certain asset.

2. Adjective, superlative
You would receive it as a gift, bequest or child support payments.

Quotes containing the word bequest


1. He ate and drank the precious words,His spirit grew robust;He knew no more that he was poor,Nor that his frame was dust.He danced along the dingy days,And this bequest of wingsWas but a book. What libertyA loosened spirit brings!
- Emily Dickinson

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