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Definitions of inherit:
  • verb:   obtain from someone after their death
    Example: "I inherited a castle from my French grandparents"
  • verb:   receive by genetic transmission
    Example: "I inherited my good eyesight from my mother"
  • verb:   receive from a predecessor
    Example: "The new chairman inherited many problems from the previous chair"

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See inherit used in context: 27 poetry verses, 16 Shakespeare works, 2 quotations, 53 Bible passages, 9 definitions

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