Definitions for inheritance

Definitions for (noun) inheritance

Main entry: inheritance, heritage

Definition: hereditary succession to a title or an office or property

Main entry: heritage, inheritance

Definition: any attribute or immaterial possession that is inherited from ancestors

Usage: my only inheritance was my mother's blessing; the world's heritage of knowledge

Main entry: inheritance, hereditary pattern

Definition: (genetics) attributes acquired via biological heredity from the parents

Main entry: inheritance, heritage

Definition: that which is inherited; a title or property or estate that passes by law to the heir on the death of the owner

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