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 ?
Some fine instinct that Rome must have bequeathed to us caused nearly every one to turn and look at them--there was a subtle feeling that two gladiators had met in the arena.
These are those things they bequeathed to us and these are what I mean by their support.
This day should fuel all of us with an inexhaustible energy to do more and to work harder to preserve our national heritage that was bequeathed to us by the Founding Fathers; to do more to keep the UAE a beacon of unity and strength and a center of charity and unconditional giving that extends to the entire human race.
Just as the Nation's Founder, the late Shaikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan, and the other Founding Fathers, bequeathed to us a young and powerful country that made us proud to be part of it before the entire world, it is our responsibility to hand it to future generation as one of the best countries in the world.
Just as the Nation's Founder, the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, and the other Founding Fathers, bequeathed to us a young and powerful country that made us proud to be part of it before the entire world, it is our responsibility to hand it to future generation as one of the best countries in the world.
In particular, one of our long-time, lifetime members bequeathed to us a large sum, which we subsequently invested into a portfolio to sustain us for the foreseeable future.
Meanwhile, far too many of our homeless and uneducated young people understandably want to be off their heads on Spice, with their only prospect a jail term in one of our overcrowded, drugridden prisons, bequeathed to us by Theresa May's six years as Home Secretary.
This accomplished album duly arouses the listener's interest in finding out what else Martin Marek - who continued to write music in the final years of his life - has bequeathed to us.
We are going to defend the ideals bequeathed to us and we are going to succeed in defending Macedonia.
As the notion of "Natural Health" (both physical and mental) was flagged in the same week as the deal was signed, it would seem pertinent to state that never have the assets bequeathed to us been more necessary with the projections of an increased population.
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.
This phrase, bequeathed to us from correspondence to that early pioneer of European Union, King Charlemagne, has particular resonance today.
As they strive to put pressure or terrorize our party and Iran, our Zeinabite response to them will always be: "You shall neither efface the Prophetic Revelation nor could you cancel the will bequeathed to us by Imams Hussein and Khomeini", the minister concluded.
May Allah bless our efforts to prove ourselves worthy of the heritage bequeathed to us by the Quaid-e-Azam.
At that point, many of us could not help but long for the weekend, if only for a temporary respite from the problems bequeathed to us.