Definitions of bequest
money, property or other assets, usually not real estate, that you leave for someone after you die
A small bequest allowed her to live independently.
Phrase Bank for bequest
The hospital was founded using a bequest of £250,000 from Dr John Bartlet.
She received notice of an unexpected bequest.
Specific cash bequests were also paid at that time.
The Will also contained two bequests in the sum of $100,000 to each of the decedent’s(=the person who died) children.
There were delays in the administration and distribution of bequests
Additional Notes for bequest
Details of the bequest are written in a will (=an official document that says what a person wants to be done with their assets after their death).