verb (used without object), in·hered, in·her·ing.
Origin of inhere
Examples from the Web for inhere
Why should it inhere in ignorant, brutal plainsmen any more than in ignorant, brutal factory hands?Cavanagh: Forest Ranger|Hamlin Garland
Truthfulness is a quality that may inhere either in a person or in his statements or beliefs.English Synonyms and Antonyms|James Champlin Fernald
There is no escaping the good and ill, the pleasure and pain, which inhere in it.Folkways|William Graham Sumner
The created universe must be an image, in the sphere of sense, of the ideas which inhere in the reason of the great First Cause.Christianity and Greek Philosophy|Benjamin Franklin Cocker
How, then, can such a power have been acquired, and how does it inhere in the structure of the organism?Biology|Edmund Beecher Wilson
British Dictionary definitions for inhere
Word Origin for inhere
Word Origin and History for inhere
1580s, "to exist, have being," from Latin inhaerere "to stick in or to" (see inherent). Figurative (immaterial) use attested by 1610s (also in Latin). Related: Inhered; inhering.