Bequeath Legal Meaning and Definition

Here is a simplified definition of the legal term Bequeath.

Bequeath (verb)

  1. The legal process in which a person, often called the 'testator', arranges for their property or assets to be given to another person after their death. This is typically done through the use of a written will.

    • Example: "In her will, she decided to bequeath her house to her eldest daughter."