Designers hew to their legacies for fall lines, while Armani argues against his reputation for elegance.
legacies stand the test of time for select persons, like Graham, who have made a significant impact on their era or culture.
Second presidential terms are about policies, but they are also about legacies.
late 14c., "body of persons sent on a mission," from Old French legatie "legate's office," from Medieval Latin legatia, from Latin legatus "ambassador, envoy," noun use of past participle of legare "appoint by a last will, send as a legate" (see legate). Sense of "property left by will" appeared in Scottish mid-15c.