Synonyms of 'legacy'
1 bequestDictionary, inheritance, endowmentYou could make a real difference to someone's life by leaving them a generous legacy.
2 heritageDictionary, tradition, inheritancethe `fight or flight syndrome' is a legacy from the days of our ancestors
3 repercussionDictionary, result, fruita programme to overcome the legacy of inequality created by Apartheid
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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.
Something that is your birthright is something that you feel you have a basic right to have, simply because you are a human being.
Freedom is the natural birthright of every human.
An endowment is a gift of money that is made to an institution or community in order to provide it with an annual income.
The company gave the Oxford Union a generous £1m endowment.
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Thesaurus for legacy from the Collins English Thesaurus
A legacy is money or property which someone leaves to you when they die .