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  Definition of inherit
  1. obtain from someone after their death; "I inherited a castle from my French grandparents"
  2. receive by genetic transmission; "I inherited my good eyesight from my mother"
  3. receive from a predecessor; "The new chairman inherited many problems from the previous chair"
Similar Words: come into

 

Grouped Verbs: come into

 

Derivational Morphology: heir, inheritor, heritor, inheritance, heritage, hereditary pattern

 

Anagrams: thinner, neither, therein

 

Language Translations:
Chinese: 繼承   Dutch: erven  
Finnish: periä   French: hériter  
German: übernehmen   Greek: κληρονομήσει  
Italian: ereditare   Japanese: 受継ぐ  
Norwegian: arve   Portuguese: herdar  
Russian: унаследовать   Spanish: heredar  
Swedish: ärva  
 
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