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1. legacy

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

Synonyms

  • gift
  • heritage
  • bequest

Antonyms

  • disable

Etymology

  • legacie (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • legatia (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Legacy

  • accuracy
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  • bluesy
  • bureaucracy
  • candidacy
  • celibacy
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Example sentences of the word legacy


1. Noun, singular or mass
Discuss the legacy you and your classmates will leave behind.

Quotes containing the word legacy


1. True leaders don't invest in buildings. Jesus never built a building. They invest in people. Why? Because success without a successor is failure. So your legacy should not be in buildings, programs, or projects; your legacy must be in people.
- Myles Munroe

2. A friend of mine said something powerful at his grandfather's funeral. He said that the greatest lesson from his grandfather's life was that he died empty, because he accomplished everything he wanted, with no regrets. I think that, along with leaving a legacy, would be the greatest sign of success.
- Marvin Sapp

3. My legacy would be that you don't have to give up anything. You can be chic but have a sense of humor, you can be sexy but comfortable, you can be timeless but fresh.
- Michael Kors

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