bequest

A gift of chattels / assets by will

Bequest

A bequest is the act of giving (not the act of receiving) property by will. Strictly, `bequest` is used of personal property, and `devise` of real property. In legal terminology, `bequeath` is a verb form meaning `to make a bequest`. ==Etymology== Bequest come from Old English becwethan, `to declare or express in words` — cf. `quoth`...
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Bequest

- A gift by will of personal property. If the bequest is money to the extent it is paid out of income from property it is taxable to the recipient. Generally bequest value is fair market at the date of the decedent's death.
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Bequest

(n) Bequest is the property or asset owned by a person gifted to another person by naming them in the will executed by the owner of such property or asset. A bequest may be a conditional or a non-conditional one depending up on the mode of conveyance of the property or asset
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bequest

[n] - (law) a gift of personal property by will
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Bequest

• (v. t.) To bequeath, or leave as a legacy. • (n.) The act of bequeathing or leaving by will; as, a bequest of property by A. to B. • (n.) That which is left by will, esp. personal property; a legacy; also, a gift.
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bequest

legacy noun (law) a gift of personal property by will
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Bequest

Be·quest' noun [ Middle English biquest , corrupted from bequide ; prefix be- + Anglo-Saxon cwide a saying, becweðan to bequeath. The ending -est is probably due to confusion with quest . See Bequeath , Quest .] 1. The act of...
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Bequest

Be·quest' transitive verb To bequeath, or leave as a legacy. [ Obsolete] 'All I have to bequest .' Gascoigne.
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bequest

A direction by will to give personal property to a particular beneficiary; also called a legacy. A bequest may be general and unconditional, residuary, or contingent....
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Bequest

A gift by last will or testament of personal property. A bequest is the same as a legacy.
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Bequest

A gift in a will of personal property known also as a 'legacy'. A residuary bequest is a gift of the residue of the testator`s personal estate, namely, of what is left after payment of debts and legacies. A specific bequest is, strictly, where a testator bequeaths to a person all his property of a certain class or kind, but it is commonly used to m...
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Bequest

A gift of money or property (other than land) in a Will. For land, see Devise.
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bequest

a gift of personal property by will
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Bequest

An old legal term meaning to give a gift or leave property under the terms of a will.
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bequest

arrangement to give something at death 
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bequest

bequest: see legacy.
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Bequest

Personal property (anything but real estate) left under the terms of a will.
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Bequest

Property left to an heir under the terms of a will.
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Bequest

The making of a gift by will. See... <a target=_blank href='http://www.finance-glossary.com/terms/bequest.htm?id=141&ginPtrCode=00000&PopupMode=false' title='Read full definition of bequest'>more</a>
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