Meaning of bequeath

be•queath

Pronunciation: (bi-kwē', -kwēth'), [key]
— v.t.
  1. to dispose of (personal property, esp. money) by last will: She bequeathed her half of the company to her niece.
  2. to hand down; pass on.
  3. to commit; entrust.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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