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bequeath

Saltos de línea: be|queath
Pronunciación: /bɪˈkwiːð
 
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Definición de bequeath en inglés:

verbo

[with object]
1Leave (property) to a person or other beneficiary by a will: he bequeathed his art collection to the town
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • By his will dated 8th June 1956 he appointed the Mother to be his executrix and bequeathed all his property whatsoever or wheresoever to her.
  • She bequeathed all her property equally among her children.
  • Things look especially grim for him when they learn the actress had bequeathed him a ranch property in America worth quite a sum.
Sinónimos
leave, leave in one's will, will, make over, pass on, hand on, hand down, cede, consign, commit, entrust, grant, transfer, convey;
donate, give, give over, turn over, vouchsafe;
bestow on, confer on;
Law demise, devise
1.1Pass (something) on or leave (something) to someone else: he ditched the unpopular policies bequeathed to him
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Each region bequeaths its own brand of craft skills and the results are so variegated that the categories run into the hundreds.
  • Hurricane Katrina ‘is giving our nation a glimpse of the climate chaos we are bequeathing our children.’
  • And he won't talk about the $4.6 trillion deficit he is bequeathing the nation or about wages.
Sinónimos

Origen

Old English becwethan, from be- 'about' (expressing transitivity) + cwethan 'say' (see quoth).

More
  • The Old English form becwethan is composed of be- ‘about’ and cwethan ‘say’; the related bequest is Middle English, both reflecting a time when wills were often spoken rather than written. Quoth, an old term for ‘he/she said’ also comes from cwethan.

Derivados

bequeathal

1
sustantivo
Example sentences
  • Properly completed bequeathal forms have legal status, a formal last will and testament is not required.
  • If you have no immediate next of kin available as a witness, the bequeathal is still legal.
  • Donations and bequeathals are welcome and tax deductible.

bequeather

2
sustantivo
Example sentences
  • Heirs paid the debts of the bequeather and other taxes according to the inherited parts the property.
  • The basic principles of inheritance are equality and the disposal rights of the bequeathers and the heirs.
  • Succession shall be governed by the law of the last state of residence of the bequeather.

Words that rhyme with bequeath

breathe, enwreathe, Meath, seethe, sheathe, teethe, wreathe

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