Synonyms of 'legacy'
1 bequestDictionary, inheritance, endowment
You could make a real difference to someone's life by leaving them a generous legacy.
2 heritageDictionary, tradition, inheritance
the `fight or flight syndrome' is a legacy from the days of our ancestors
3 repercussionDictionary, result, fruit
a programme to overcome the legacy of inequality created by Apartheid
Copyright © 2016 by HarperCollins Publishers. All rights reserved.
The aftermath of an important event, especially a harmful one, is the situation that results from it.
In the aftermath of the coup, troops opened fire on demonstrators.
A bequest is money or property which you legally leave to someone when you die.
Only one in eight leaves a bequest to charity.
Thesaurus for legacy from the Collins English Thesaurus
A legacy is money or property which someone leaves to you when they die .