INHERITANCE MEANING IN ENGLISH

• Inheritance Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) The act or state of inheriting; as, the inheritance of an estate; the inheritance of mental or physical qualities.
  2. (n.) That which is or may be inherited; that which is derived by an heir from an ancestor or other person; a heritage; a possession which passes by descent.
  3. (n.) Possession; ownership; acquisition.
  4. (n.) A permanent or valuable possession or blessing, esp. one received by gift or without purchase; a benefaction.
  5. (n.) Transmission and reception by animal or plant generation.
  6. (n.) A perpetual or continuing right which a man and his heirs have to an estate; an estate which a man has by descent as heir to another, or which he may transmit to another as his heir; an estate derived from an ancestor to an heir in course of law.


Synonyms:
Heritage,

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