Definitions of testament

  1. strong evidence for something; " his easy victory was a testament to his skill"
  2. either of the two main parts of the Christian Bible
  3. a legal document declaring a person's wishes regarding the disposal of their property when they die
  4. A solemn, authentic instrument in writing, by which a person declares his will as to disposal of his estate and effects after his death.
  5. One of the two distinct revelations of God's purposes toward man; a covenant; also, one of the two general divisions of the canonical books of the sacred Scriptures, in which the covenants are respectively revealed; as, the Old Testament; the New Testament; -- often limited, in colloquial language, to the latter.
  6. A written will; as, last will and testament: Testament, either of the two main parts of the Bible, as the Old Testament and the New Testament.
  7. That which testifies, or in which an attestation is made: the solemn declaration in writing of one's will: a will: one of the two great divisions of the Bible.
  8. A will disposing of property after death.
  9. An instrument in writing, by which a person declares his will as to the disposal of his estate and effects after his death; a will. The Old and New Testaments, the two great collections of the canonical books of the Scriptures.
  10. A written document, properly attested, in which a person declares his pleasure as to the disposal of his property after his death; a will; either of the two great divisions of the Holy Scriptures, as the Old Testament, the New Testament.
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