Definition: to give away after one’s death, usually through a will
Part of Speech: Verb
Synonym(s): pass on, bestow
Antonym(s): keep, take
1. Because the millionaire has no family, his will states his intent to bequeath his estate to the local animal shelter.
2. In her will, Jane is going to bequeath her fortune to her college alma mater.
3. If I bequeath my house to my son, I know he’ll have a place to live long after I’m dead.