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bequeath (something) to (someone)

To posthumously leave something to someone, as in a will. Did Aunt Millie bequeath anything to us in her will? When my grandmother died, she bequeathed this vintage coffee table to me.
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bequeath something to someone

to will something to someone; to leave something to someone. My uncle bequeathed some furniture to me. I will bequeath this watch to my grandson.
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Bequeathing a gift to an environmental group can ensure that your conservation ethic lives on, while also considerably reducing taxes for you and your beneficiaries.
Dutch custom also followed a tradition of equity in bequeathing property to male and female heirs.
Bequeathing ownership and control of his company to his workers was a lasting legacy of his deep belief in applying his understanding of Christian principles to business.
Princess Diana's will bequeathing her multimillion-dollar estate is to be made public, and the curious will be able to buy a copy.