I adjective by way of a will, bequeathed by will, contained in a will, devised by will, distributed by will, given by testament, hereditary, patrimonial, set forth in a will, transferred by a legacy, transferred by bequest, transferred by devise associated concepts: letters testamentary, testamentary assets, testamentary capacity, testamentary condition, testamentary devise, testamentary disposition, testamentary gifts, testamentary guardian, testamentary guardianship, testamentary instrument, testamentary intent, testamentary inventory, testamentary power, testamentary succession, testamentary trust, testamentary trustee II index heritable

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

Related to or given by a will.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.

Pertaining to a will.
Category: Wills, Trusts & Estates → Wills

Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.

Relating to wills.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.

Relating to wills.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

   pertaining to a will.

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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  • Testamentary — Tes ta*men ta*ry, a. [L. testamentarius: cf. F. testamentaire.] 1. Of or pertaining to a will, or testament; as, letters testamentary. [1913 Webster] 2. Bequeathed by will; given by testament. [1913 Webster] How many testamentary charities have… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • testamentary — mid 15c., from L. testamentarius, from testamentum (see TESTAMENT (Cf. testament)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • testamentary — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ of, in, or through a will …   English terms dictionary

  • testamentary — Pertaining to a will or testament; as testamentary causes. Derived from, founded on, or appointed by a testament or will; as a testamentary guardian, letters testamentary, etc. A paper, instrument, document, gift, appointment, etc., is said to be …   Black's law dictionary

  • testamentary — adjective Of or pertaining to a will or testament. Although such letter shall not be interpreted as a testamentary writing, I request that my beneficiaries and executor carry out the requests made in the letter …   Wiktionary

  • testamentary — See testamentary character …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • testamentary — adjective see testament …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • testamentary — /tes teuh men teuh ree, men tree/, adj. 1. of, pertaining to, or of the nature of a testament or will. 2. given, bequeathed, done, or appointed by will. 3. set forth or contained in a will. Also, testamental. [1425 75; late ME < L testamentarius …   Universalium

  • testamentary — tes·ta·men·ta·ry || ‚testÉ™ mentÉ™rɪ / trɪ adj. of testament …   English contemporary dictionary

  • testamentary — adjective relating to or bequeathed or appointed through a will …   English new terms dictionary

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