how to pronounce bequest

/bɪkwˈɛst/

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meanings

noun:

  1. The transfer of property upon the owner's death according to the will of the deceased.
  2. The act of bequeathing or leaving by will.
  3. That which is left by will; a legacy.
  4. A person's inheritance; an amount of property given by will.
  5. That which has been handed down or transmitted.

verb:

  1. To give as a bequest; bequeath.

words with pronunciation similar to bequest

The similarity is measured in the number of changed sounds (added, deleted, or replaced) between two transcriptions.

request/ɹɪkwˈɛst/, 1 change.
quest/kwˈɛst/, 2 changes.
sequester/sɪkwˈɛstɚ/, 2 changes.
requests/ɹɪkwˈɛsts/, 2 changes.
requester/ɹɪkwˈɛstɚ/, 2 changes.
behest/bɪhˈɛst/, 2 changes.
requesting/ɹɪkwˈɛstɪŋ/, 3 changes.
requested/ɹɪkwˈɛstɪd/, 3 changes.
best/bˈɛst/, 3 changes.
decreased/dɪkɹˈist/, 3 changes.


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