Synonyms for inheritance

Synonyms for (noun) inheritance

Synonyms: inheritance, heritage

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

Similar words: acquisition

Definition: the act of contracting or assuming or acquiring possession of something

Usage: the acquisition of wealth; the acquisition of one company by another


Synonyms: 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

Similar words: attribute

Definition: an abstraction belonging to or characteristic of an entity


Synonyms: inheritance, hereditary pattern

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

Similar words: heredity, genetic endowment

Definition: the total of inherited attributes


Synonyms: 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

Similar words: transferred possession, transferred property

Definition: a possession whose ownership changes or lapses