[ bih-kweeth ]


  1. to give or leave by will; hand down (through a will)

Examples of bequeath in a sentence:

  • Since my father and I had often worked together on his classic car, I was not surprised to learn his will included his desire to bequeath me the vehicle.
  • Larry worked for fifty years because he wanted to be able to bequeath his wife a tidy sum when he died.