Associations to the word «Testament»

Wiktionary

TESTAMENT, noun. (legal) 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).
TESTAMENT, noun. One of the two parts to the scriptures of the Christian religion: the New Testament, considered by Christians to be a continuation of the Hebrew scriptures, and the Hebrew scriptures themselves, which they refer to as the Old Testament.
TESTAMENT, noun. A tangible proof or tribute.
TESTAMENT, noun. A credo, expression of conviction

Dictionary definition

TESTAMENT, noun. A profession of belief; "he stated his political testament".
TESTAMENT, noun. A legal document declaring a person's wishes regarding the disposal of their property when they die.
TESTAMENT, noun. Strong evidence for something; "his easy victory was a testament to his skill".
TESTAMENT, noun. Either of the two main parts of the Christian Bible.

Wise words

However many holy words you read, however many you speak, what good will they do you if you do not act upon them?
Dhammapada