Now updated for CSW19. New words, if any, and new inflections of existing words, are shown in red.
|to cancel a bequest by destruction of the thing bequeathed.
|the revoking by testator, donor, etc., of a legacy, donation, etc., by previously paying a sum or parting with the object bequeathed.
|seeming > APPARENTLY; (noun, Shakesp.) an heir-apparent > APPARENTS.
|to grant by testament.
|one who bequeaths.
|a supplement to a will. [L. codicillus, dim. of codex].
|a joint executor.
|a joint heir; one of two or more heirs.
|a joint heiress.
|a joint heir; one of two or more heirs.
|joint heirship or ownership.
|one who has an equal portion with others of an inheritance.
|the lifetime right of a husband to a deceased wife's property.
|the legal doctrine of applying money left for a charity to an object as close as possible to the original when the original is impractical > CYPRESES.
|to give to a successor; to bequeath by will.
|waste or misapplication of the assets of a deceased person by an executor or an administrator.
|the act of devising or bequeathing real property (as contrasted with personal property).
|one to whom property is bequeathed in a will.
|one who devises, or gives real estate by will; a testator.
|to free from entailment.
|the act of disheriting.
|to deprive of an inheritance.
|one who puts another out of his inheritance.
|the person to whom any property is legally conveyed.
|to settle an estate on a series of heirs, so that the immediate possessor may not dispose of it.
|one who ENTAILS (an estate).
|the act of entailing or of giving, as an estate, and directing the mode of descent.
|the reversion of property to the state or crown in case of no legal heirs; property that has reverted to the crown; (verb) to make an escheat of; hand over as an escheat to or into.
|the right of succeeding to an ESCHEAT.
|forfeiture of property to state for lack of heir.
|the eldest daughter's right of first choice in dividing an inheritance.
|= ESCHEAT, property that falls to the state or feudal lord for lack of an heir.
|one who administrates a will.
|a woman exercising the functions of an EXECUTOR. The pl. of EXECUTRIX is EXECUTRICES or EXECUTRIXES.
|a system of land inheritance by all sons equally, rather than by the eldest son.
|an heir > HAEREDES, HEREDES.
|one who inherits; (verb) to inherit.
|the state of an heir; succession by inheritance.
|a female inheritor.
|destitute of an heir.
|an inherited possession.
|the state, character, or privileges of an heir; right of inheriting.
|inheritance; hereditable property.
|the state of being HEREDITARY.
|genetically transmitted or transmittable from parent to offspring.
|a heiress > HERETRIXES or HERETRICES, HERITRIXES or HERITRICES.
|the state of being heritable.
|capable of being inherited or of passing by inheritance > HERITABLY.
|something that is inherited.
|an heiress, a female heir.
|to receive by legal succession.
|capable of being inherited or of passing by inheritance > INHERITABLY.
|the state of being INHERITABLE.
|one who inherits.
|a female INHERITOR.
|a female inheritor > INHERITRICES or INHERITRIXES.
|the condition or fact of dying without having made a will.
|not having made a will.
|a woman who has a JOINTURE.
|the settlement of a husband's estate on his wife to become effective on his death; (verb) to settle a JOINTURE on.
|a person to whom a bequest is left; a LEGATEE.
|one to whom a legacy is bequeathed.
|a testator; one who bequeaths a legacy.
|like a LEGATOR.
|the portion of movable estate to which the children are entitled upon the death of the father.
|the right of succession to property according to age; -- so termed in some of the countries of continental Europe.
|of a will or testament: declared orally.
|the state of being a PARCENER, coheirship.
|a COHEIR, or one of two or more persons to whom an estate of inheritance descends jointly, and by whom it is held as one estate.
|an inheritance from one's father or ancestors.
|the act of passing over or omitting; the omission by a testator of some one of his entitled heirs, thus invalidating the will.
|the principle of inheritance by the eldest child.
|to obtain probate of, prove (a will).
|consisting of residue; as, residuary matter.
|person entitled to receive an estate after the reversion (grant) runs out.
|capable of being reverted; as, a revertible estate.
|a custom whereby the second-oldest child inherits property.
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|an entailment or deed whereby the legal course of succession is cut off, and an arbitrary one substituted.
|the state of being testate.
|that which testifies; a will.
|one who has made and left a valid will.
|a (male) person who leaves a valid will at death.
|a (female) person who leaves a valid will at death > TESTATRIXES or TESTATRICES.
|to act as a trustee.
|the office of TRUSTEE.
|that can be willed or disposed of by will.