Adjective "Legacies" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Legacies


    Definition:

    1. Law. a gift of property, especially personal property, as money, by will; a bequest.

    2. anything handed down from the past, as from an ancestor or predecessor: the legacy of ancient Rome.

    3. an applicant to or student at a school that was attended by his or her parent.

    4. Obsolete. the office, function, or commission of a legate. adjective

    5. of or relating to old or outdated computer hardware, software, or data that, while still functional, does not work we

    Origin:
    legacy

    Examples:

    "portraits can be legacies."