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Definition 1: a profession of belief - [noun denoting cognition]

Samples where testament or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he stated his political testament

(testament is a kind of ...) any system of principles or beliefs

Definition 2: a legal document declaring a person's wishes regarding the disposal of their property when they die - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for testament in the sense of this definition

(testament is a kind of ...) (law) a document that states some contractual relationship or grants some right

(... is a kind of testament ) the collection of books comprising the sacred scripture of the Hebrews and recording their history as the chosen people; the first half of the Christian Bible

(... is a kind of testament ) the collection of books of the Gospels, Acts of the Apostles, the Pauline and other epistles, and Revelation; composed soon after Christ's death; the second half of the Christian Bible

(... is a kind of testament ) a will disposing of real property

(testament is a part of ...) a supplement to a will; a testamentary instrument intended to alter an already executed will

(testament belongs to category ...) the collection of rules imposed by authority

"civilization presupposes respect for the law" "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"

Definition 3: either of the two main parts of the Christian Bible - [noun denoting communication]

(testament is a kind of ...) writing that is venerated for the worship of a deity

(... is part of testament) the sacred writings of the Christian religions

"he went to carry the Word to the heathen"

Definition 4: strong evidence for something - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where testament or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • his easy victory was a testament to his skill

(testament is a kind of ...) something that serves as evidence

"his effort was testimony to his devotion"

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