bequeath (something) to (someone)

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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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Americans are lucky that our forefathers had the forethought (from their foreknowledge from actual experience with authoritarian governance) to bequeath to us a constitutional republic.