Definition of 'inherit'
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But people who have inherited money look at it differently from those who have made it. Times, Sunday Times (2016)My father inherited from his father and from his father. The Sun (2017)And those lucky enough to inherit also tend to be those who have been helped in other ways. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Instead of two copies of a gene, some people might have inherited a dozen or more. Times, Sunday Times (2016)She inherited her father 's love of art and eye for detail. Times, Sunday Times (2016)For many of them, the value has grown over the years and is only realised when they come to downsize or the property is inherited and sold. The Sun (2016) People with inherited illnesses will also benefit. The Sun (2014)The most likely explanation for his collapse is an inherited defect. Times, Sunday Times (2012)They can also be an inherited condition. The Sun (2010)This stepped up basis greatly reduced taxes on the sale of inherited property. Christianity Today (2000)Our people have inherited a good deal of hatred. Daniel Deronda (1876)He will also inherit a healthy work ethic. Times, Sunday Times (2012)But they are selling because she has inherited a property. Times, Sunday Times (2008)He also inherited a lot from his godfather two years ago but wasted it. The Sun (2013)But he also inherited a love of mechanics. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Buyers who want to check on inherited defects find that the internet is a valuable source of information. Times, Sunday Times (2010)That's a problem the government inherited. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Previously, only the eldest son could inherit property. Times, Sunday Times (2008)If one of them dies, the bereaved partner could also automatically inherit their home. Times, Sunday Times (2015)If a joint tenant dies, the other automatically inherits the property. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Much of this waste was caused because we inherited a government that didn't keep track of spending. The Sun (2011)Few governments have inherited such a miserable economic situation, but that is not the core of the problem. Times, Sunday Times (2012)We are entering a new era of genetic medicine in which it is becoming possible to profile all people for their inherited risk of disease. Times, Sunday Times (2008)He inherited from his father a share in a family firm that had been making toys and other goods since the 19th century. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Five per cent of all people inherit a genetic tendency to have high blood fats, which cancels out the female protective factor. Alternative Health Care for Women (1991)The Government inherited this problem. Times, Sunday Times (2009) People who inherit two long copies, one from each parent, tend to be the most content. The Sun (2011)Yet as the archbishop says, it doesn't actually matter what he inherited from his father and there is no point in blaming his childhood. Times, Sunday Times (2016)
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Translations for 'inherit'
British English: inherit /ɪnˈhɛrɪt/ VERB
If you inherit money or property, you receive it from someone who has died.
He inherited these paintings from his father.
- American English: inherit
- Arabic: يَرِثُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: herdar
- Chinese: 继承
- Croatian: naslijediti
- Czech: zdědit
- Danish: arve
- Dutch: erven
- European Spanish: heredar
- Finnish: periä saada perintönä
- French: hériter
- German: erben
- Greek: κληρονομώ
- Italian: ereditare
- Japanese: 相続する
- Korean: 물려받다
- Norwegian: arve
- Polish: odziedziczyć
- European Portuguese: herdar
- Romanian: a moșteni
- Russian: наследовать
- Spanish: heredar
- Swedish: ärva
- Thai: รับมรดก
- Turkish: miras almak
- Ukrainian: успадковувати
- Vietnamese: thừa kế
Definition of inherit from the Collins English Dictionary
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