Definition of bequeather in English:

bequeather

noun

  • See bequeath

    • ‘The basic principles of inheritance are equality and the disposal rights of the bequeathers and the heirs.’
    • ‘If the bequeather has no heirs or if no heir accepts the inheritance, the bequeather's tax liability shall be extinguished.’
    • ‘Heirs paid the debts of the bequeather and other taxes according to the inherited parts the property.’
    • ‘Succession shall be governed by the law of the last state of residence of the bequeather.’
    • ‘Although bequeather and descendant have specific personal interests, they agree in their concern for preserving the fortune.’

Pronunciation

bequeather

/bɪˈkwiːðə/