verb (used with object)
Origin of bequeath
Examples from the Web for bequeathed
The tiara previously belonged to the Queen Mother who bequeathed it to Princess Margaret.
But they also bequeathed to us a founding racism that we have found it almost impossible to jettison.The Invention of the Ego in Martin Luther’s Defiance|Thomas Cahill|November 3, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The Britain that she bequeathed to the world is a very different place.
In 1463, a gentleman of Bury St. Edmunds bequeathed to a friend “my silvir forke for grene gyngour” (candied ginger).The Strange Way We Eat: Bee Wilson’s ‘Consider the Fork’|Bee Wilson|October 13, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Charting a path away from the past requires that we act on the perspective that this passage of time has bequeathed us.
Hillel has bequeathed a greater number of maxims to us than any of his predecessors.History of the Jews, Vol. II (of 6)|Heinrich Graetz
The two pictures were bequeathed to the Gallery by her husband.
The remainder of his fortune, I don't know how much, is bequeathed to build a free hospital in Fernborough.The Further Adventures of Quincy Adams Sawyer and Mason's Corner Folks|Charles Felton Pidgin
I find that nothing soothes them so much as the contemplation of those miracles of art which Athens has bequeathed to us.Life and Letters of Lord Macaulay|George Otto Trevelyan
The house next door to his own he bequeathed to the widow, who was the daughter of the last Greek.Black Diamonds|Mr Jkai