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Synonyms for legacy
ˈlɛg ə silega·cy

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bequest, legacynoun

    (law) a gift of personal property by will

    Synonyms:
    bequest

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. legacynoun

    Synonyms:
    bequest, devise, gift by will

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. legacynoun

    Synonyms:
    bequest, devise

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How to use legacy in a sentence?

  1. Bjarne Stroustrup:

    Legacy code" often differs from its suggested alternative by actually working and scaling.

  2. Aaron Hernandez:

    Aaron was not a killer, while he was a very flawed human being, he had many good qualities to him. And I think his legacy and the storyline have to deal with Aaron should be looked at a little bit differently.

  3. Brandon Rottinghaus:

    Presidents are often judged by what happens in the ninth inning, so President Obama's last few months in office are important to cementing and enhancing his legacy.

  4. Donald Trump:

    This is Hillary Clinton’s foreign policy legacy -- failure and death.

  5. Jurnee Thompson:

    I don't want this just to be washed away. I want Jurnee's legacy to live on. Jurnee was a lover, a protector, a fighter.

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