Synonyms of bequeath
1 leaveDictionary • He bequeathed all his silver to his children.
leave • He died two years later, leaving everything to his wife.
will • She had willed all her money to her brother, Frank.
give • This recipe was given to me years ago.
commit • The government have committed billions of pounds for a programme to reduce acid rain.
endow • The ambassador has endowed a public-service fellowship programme.
leave to by will
2 giveDictionary • It is true that colonialism did not bequeath much to Africa.
give • a citizen's charter giving rights to gays
offer • His mother and sister rallied round offering comfort.
accord • On his return home, the government accorded him the rank of Colonel.
grant • France has agreed to grant him political asylum.
afford • The room afforded fine views of the city.
contribute • They say they would like to contribute more to charity.
yield • 400,000 acres of land yielded a crop worth $1.75 billion.
lend • He attended the news conference to lend his support.
transmit • mosquitoes that transmit disease to humans
confer • An honorary degree was conferred on him by Newcastle University in 1976.
bestow • The Queen has bestowed a knighthood on him.
impart • She managed to impart great elegance to the dress she wore.
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• On his return home, the government accorded him the rank of Colonel.
• The room afforded fine views of the city.
bestowTo bestow something on someone means to give or present it to them.
• The Queen has bestowed a knighthood on him.
Thesaurus for bequeath from the Collins English Thesaurus