Synonyms for Legacy:


feat, accomplishment, a feather in your cap, birthright, the fruit/fruits of something, realization, owned, handiwork, attainment, heritage, achievement, conquest, patrimony, summit. come into, beneficiary, cut off, bequeath, affect, claimant, come down to, tradition, be descended from, come to. manners, trick or treat, mores, custom, local color, institution, practice. heritage (noun)
inheritance, heritage (noun)
tradition, bequest, estate, birthright.
legacy (noun)
property (noun)
inheritance, estate, territory, ground, fixtures, ranch, holding, possession, principal, property, chattel, belongings, goods, real estate, wealth, assets, title, possessions, manor, kingdom, domain, farm, realty, stock, effects, realm, land, Resources, empire.
sequel (noun)
sequel, outgrowth, offspring, afterthought, follow up, aftermath, codicil, postscript, posterity, epilog, Postlude, descendant, aftereffect, outcome, effect, consequence, coda.
sequence (noun)
arrangement, procession, gamut, line, series, subsequence, concatenation, course, thread, linkage, chain, succession, sequence, progression, Consecutiveness, string, lineage, queue, Consecution, train, link, array, rank.

Other synonyms:

local color, trick or treat, mores. patrimony. birthright. tradition, custom. institution. practice. inheritance
Other relevant words:
accomplishment, custom, bequeath, bequest, manners, owned, attainment, beneficiary, practice, conquest, affect, patrimony, institution, feat, tradition, mores, birthright, handiwork, summit, realization, claimant, achievement, heritage.

Usage examples for legacy

  1. Our Lord and Master, When He departed, left us in his will, As our best legacy on earth, the poor! – The Complete Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  2. At the end of a year or so, a relation died, leaving him a considerable legacy – Illustrative Anecdotes of the Animal Kingdom by Samuel Griswold Goodrich
  3. I specially urge that there be included in whatever reduction is made the legacy tax on bequests for public uses of a literary, educational, or charitable character. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various