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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References in classic literature ?
Noel Vanstone has been deprived is entirely bequeathed to Admiral Bartram; and when I add that Mr.
All these he bequeathed to me, with a thousand Roman crowns, which he had in ready money, on condition that I would have anniversary masses said for the repose of his soul, and that I would draw up a genealogical tree and history of his house.
The last Count of Spada, moreover, made me his heir, bequeathing to me this symbolic breviary, he bequeathed to me all it contained; no, no, make your mind satisfied on that point.
If her talent had been ten-fold greater than it was, it would not have surprised him, convinced as he was that he had bequeathed to all of his daughters the germs of a masterful capability, which only depended upon their own efforts to be directed toward successful achievement.
"At the death of Sir William Phips," proceeded Grandfather, "our chair was bequeathed to Mr.
Razman said a search at the state Land and Mines Department showed the party received a piece of land bequeathed to a party member in 2012.
MOST wealth held by retired people is likely to be bequeathed to future generations rather than spent, research has found.
The notion of "natural health" (both physical and mental) was flagged in the same week as the deal was signed and it would seem pertinent to state that never have the assets bequeathed to us been more necessary with the projections of an increased population.
In four essays written between 2010 and 2014, Goldner deals with the legacy bequeathed to the contemporary revolutionary left by four historical experiences.
The highlight of the exhibition is the set of six paintings of the Tit family that were recently bequeathed to the collection.
The home at 108 Westminster Road in Watermill was bequeathed to Habitat For Humanity New York City when it hit the market in June for $1.45 million with Douglas Elliman's Priscilla Garston and Alyra Hoffman.
People are inventing ever more ingenious possibilities for passing on an inheritance, and many are now planning 'heir travel', travel packages and programmes bequeathed to their heirs.
The picture, called Child With A Dove, was bequeathed to Lady Aberconway in 1947 and has remained in the family, which has links with the Conwy Valley, ever since.
In conjunction with the exhibition A Passion for Drawings, this lecture will explore the fascinating life, letters and collecting interests of this remarkable scholar, teacher, connoisseur, and collector through the magnificent drawings he bequeathed to the Frick."
I HAVE criticised Gordon Brown on numerous occasions but I accept that he is working himself to a standstill to avert the worst effects of the financial catastrophe bequeathed to us by the totally irresponsible actions of the world banking fraternity.