5 Definitions of Inherit

The meaning of the word inherit, the definition of Inherit:

v. t. - To take by descent from an ancestor; to take by inheritance; to take as heir on the death of an ancestor or other person to whose estate one succeeds; to receive as a right or title descendible by law from an ancestor at his decease; as, the heir inherits the land or real estate of his father; the eldest son of a nobleman inherits his father's title; the eldest son of a king inherits the crown.

v. t. - To receive or take by birth; to have by nature; to derive or acquire from ancestors, as mental or physical qualities; as, he inherits a strong constitution, a tendency to disease, etc.

v. t. - To come into possession of; to possess; to own; to enjoy as a possession.

v. t. - To put in possession of.

v. i. - To take or hold a possession, property, estate, or rights by inheritance.

The word "inherit" uses 7 letters: E H I I N R T

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Shorter words found within inherit:

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