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See definition of legatee on Dictionary.com
  • as inbeneficiary
  • as inholder
  • as inowner
  • as inpossessor
  • as inrecipient

synonyms for legatee

  • heir
  • recipient
  • assignee
  • devisee
  • donee
  • grantee
  • heiress
  • inheritor
  • payee
  • possessor
  • receiver
  • stipendiary
  • successor
  • almsperson
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antonyms for legatee

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  • giver
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How to use legatee in a sentence

Dividends that are declared after a grant or bequest, though earned before, go to the legatee as income.
PUTNAM'S HANDY LAW BOOK FOR THE LAYMANALBERT SIDNEY BOLLES
A person to whom real estate is given is called a devisee; the receiver of personal property a legatee.
PUTNAM'S HANDY LAW BOOK FOR THE LAYMANALBERT SIDNEY BOLLES
Thus, should a person mentioned as legatee die before the testator, the legacy would be invalid.
PUTNAM'S HANDY LAW BOOK FOR THE LAYMANALBERT SIDNEY BOLLES
Any person may be a devisee or legatee including married women, minors and corporations.
PUTNAM'S HANDY LAW BOOK FOR THE LAYMANALBERT SIDNEY BOLLES
Cesarine, the sole legatee of her lover, received an income of only six hundred livres.
REPERTORY OF THE COMEDIE HUMAINE, COMPLETE, A -- ZANATOLE CERFBERR AND JULES FRANOIS CHRISTOPHE
But, although he had been left her majesty's residuary legatee, his claims were totally disregarded.
SECRET HISTORY OF THE COURT OF ENGLAND, FROM THE ACCESSION OF GEORGE THE THIRD TO THE DEATH OF GEORGE THE FOURTH, VOLUME II (OF 2)LADY ANNE HAMILTON
This has become a fortunate legatee, in comparison with what it was fifty years ago.
THE JOURNAL OF NEGRO HISTORY, VOLUME 7, 1922VARIOUS
My mother was made residuary legatee to every thing that should remain, after paying all the bequests.
MEMOIRS OF MISS SIDNEY BIDDULPHFRANCES SHERIDAN
If, however, a legatee be described by initials of his name only, parol evidence may be given to prove his identity.
THE CURIOSITIES AND LAW OF WILLSJOHN PROFFATT
A legacy was sometimes given on condition that the legatee should not marry a Roman Catholic.
THE CURIOSITIES AND LAW OF WILLSJOHN PROFFATT
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO LEGATEE

  • almspersons
  • assignees
  • devisees
  • donees
  • grantees
  • heiresses
  • heirs
  • inheritors
  • legatees
  • payees
  • possessors
  • receivers
  • recipients
  • stipendiaries
  • successors
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