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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Whereas Jesus spoke about a world peace in Matthew, he speaks of an individual peace in John 14:27 when he says at the Last Supper: "Peace I bequeath to you, my own peace I give you, a peace which the world cannot give, this is my gift to you".