Synonyms of inheritor
heirDictionary • Two thirds of inheritors promptly sold the houses they were left.
heir • the heir to the throne
successor • He set out several principles that he hopes will guide his successors.
recipient • the largest recipient of foreign aid
beneficiary • a sole beneficiary of a will
legatee • He left £500 to a personal legatee.
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• a sole beneficiary of a will
heirAn heir is someone who has the right to inherit a person's money, property, or title when that person dies.
• the heir to the throne
legateea person to whom a legacy is bequeathed
• He left £500 to a personal legatee.
Thesaurus for inheritor from the Collins English Thesaurus
The inheritors of something such as a tradition are the people who live or arrive after it has been established and are able to benefit from it.