1. The act of bequeathing or leaving by will; as, a bequest of property by A. to B.
2. That which is left by will, esp. personal property; a legacy; also, a gift.
Be·quest, v. t. To bequeath, or leave as a legacy. [Obs.] “All I have to bequest.”
n : (law) a gift of personal property by will [syn: legacy]