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/ˈtestəmənt/,
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testaments, plural;
  1. A person's will, esp. the part relating to personal property

  2. Something that serves as a sign or evidence of a specified fact, event, or quality
    • - growing attendance figures are a testament to the event's popularity
  3. (in biblical use) A covenant or dispensation

  4. A division of the Bible

  5. A copy of the New Testament


  1. a profession of belief; "he stated his political testament"
  2. will: a legal document declaring a person's wishes regarding the disposal of their property when they die
  3. strong evidence for something; "his easy victory was a testament to his skill"
  4. either of the two main parts of the Christian Bible
  5. (testamentary) of or relating to a will or testament or bequeathed by a will or testament
  6. Testament is an American thrash metal band from Berkeley, California, formed in 1983. Testament has two Top 40 albums and one Top 50 album to its credit in the UK. Their most recent album, the 2008 The Formation of Damnation entered the Top 20 in Germany at #15. ...
  7. Testament was an American ongoing comic book series written by Douglas Rushkoff with art and covers by Liam Sharp . It was published from February 2006 to March 2008 under DC Comics' Vertigo imprint.
  8. Testament (1983) is a drama film directed by Lynne Littman and starring Jane Alexander. Originally produced for the PBS series American Playhouse, it was given a theatrical release instead (although PBS did subsequently air it a year later). ...
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  11. The Testament is a legal/suspense thriller by American author John Grisham. It was published in hardcover by Doubleday on February 2, 1999.
  12. A solemn, authentic instrument in writing, by which a person declares his or her will as to disposal of his or her inheritance (estate and effects) after his or her death, benefiting specified heir(s); One of the two distinct revelations of the Judeo-Christian God's purposes toward man; a ...
  13. (Testamentary) Relating to a will or other document effective at death.
  14. (TESTAMENTARY) Established under a will to take effect at death.
  15. (Testamentary) Of or pertaining to wills or other instruments intended to be operative only upon the death of the person executing them.
  16. (Testamentary) legally disposing of personal property on death.
  17. (Testamentary) to do with wills, for example, testamentary expenses – the expenses incurred by your executors to carry out your instructions in your will.
  18. True declaration of a person's last will.
  19. Another term for a will. Commonly referred to as "last will and testament."
  20. A sacred covenant or promise, as in the Old or New Testaments. "But their minds were hardened. For until this day the same veil remains unlifted in the reading of the Old Testament, because the veil is taken away in Christ" (2 Cor. 3:14).
  21. The word testament is a derivation of the Latin word testamentum, which was used in Jerome's Vulgate to translate the Hebrew word b'rith, covenant. The Greek equivalent is diatheke, which also means covenant. ...
  22. the disposition of one's personal property by will
  23. An agreement or covenant, especially in the sense of a will being a "last will and testament" or in the sense of the two major portions of the Bible being a covenant between God and humanity. ...
  24. Covenant between man and God or Jesus. The word means testimony. Because covenants are a central issue in the Jewish Bible, they were at one point being referred to as testamentum. ...
  25. A formal declaration, usually in writing, of a person’s wishes as to the disposal of his property after his death. See also Will.