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Definition of Bequeath


  1. To give or leave by will; to give by testament; -- said especially of personal property.
  2. To hand down; to transmit.
  3. To give; to offer; to commit.

Bequeath Quotations

Let parents bequeath to their children not riches, but the spirit of reverence.

Each generation takes the earth as trustees. We ought to bequeath to posterity as many forests and orchards as we have exhausted and consumed.
Julius Sterling Morton

We owe it to ourselves and to the next generation to conserve the environment so that we can bequeath our children a sustainable world that benefits all.
Wangari Maathai

2013 was a year of myths falling apart. The myth of President Obama - a myth in which Obama was a messianic figure descending to bequeath health care, equality, and brotherhood on mankind - imploded. The myth of an America embracing the leftist social agenda collapsed.
Ben Shapiro

If Iran becomes a nuclear weapon state it is the end of non-proliferation as we know it. If Iran gets a nuclear weapon you are likely to see Saudi, Egypt and other countries follow suit and we will bequeath to the next generation a nuclear arms race in the world's most unstable region.
Liam Fox
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Bequeath Translations

bequeath in Dutch is nalaten
bequeath in German is vermachen
bequeath in Norwegian is testamentere
bequeath in Spanish is legar
bequeath in Swedish is testamentera
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