Definition of Inherits

1. Verb. (third-person singular of inherit) ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Inherits

1. inherit [v] - See also: inherit

Inherits Pictures

Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Inherits Images

Lexicographical Neighbors of Inherits

inherited character
inherited disease
inherited disorder
inherited wealth
inheriter
inheriters
inheriting
inheritor
inheritors
inheritour
inheritress
inheritresses
inheritrices
inheritrix
inheritrixes
inherits (current term)
inherse
inhersed
inherses
inhersing
inhesion
inhesions
inhiation
inhibin
inhibins
inhibit
inhibitable
inhibited
inhibiter
inhibiters

Literary usage of Inherits

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Ancient City: A Study on the Religion, Laws, and Institutions of Greece by Fustel de Coulanges (1901)
"In fact, he inherits only of himself. Between his father and him there is neither ... The /Son, not the Daughter, inherits. It is here that ancient laws, ..."

2. The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Including a Journal of His Tour to the by James Boswell, John Wilson Croker (1860)
"Introduction—Johnson's Birth and Parentage—He inherits from his Father " a vile Melancholy "—His account of the Members of his Family—Traditional Stories of ..."

3. Historical and Genealogical Record of the First Settlers of Colchester by Thomas Miller (1873)
"He inherits the homestead., John H. Staples, their fourth son, was born August 30th, 1824. He was married to Elizabeth Rodenberry, of Boston, Mass., ..."

4. The Works of George Meredith by George Meredith (1897)
"CHAPTER LIII THE HEIRESS PROVES THAT SHE inherits THE FEUD AND I GO DRIFTING MY grandfather lived eight months after a scene that had afforded him high ..."

5. The Life of Percy Bysshe Shelley by Thomas Jefferson Hogg (1858)
"She inherits all the divinity of her mother. What have you written ? I have been unable even to write a common letter. I have forced myself to read Beccaria ..."

6. The History of "Punch" by Marion Harry Spielmann (1895)
"... in Council—A Strong Politician —inherits Leech's Position—Keene as an Artist—Where He Failed—His Joke-Primers—Torturing the Bagpipes—Good Stories, Used, ..."

Other Resources Relating to: Inherits

Search for Inherits on Dictionary.com!Search for Inherits on Thesaurus.com!Search for Inherits on Google!Search for Inherits on Wikipedia!

Search