• Heir Definition & Synonyms
- (n.) One who receives any endowment from an ancestor or relation; as, the heir of ones reputation or virtues.
- (n.) One who inherits, or is entitled to succeed to the possession of, any property after the death of its owner; one on whom the law bestows the title or property of another at the death of the latter.
- (v. t.) To inherit; to succeed to.
• Heiress Definition & Synonyms
- (n.) A female heir.