verb (used without object), in·hered, in·her·ing.
Origin of inhere
Examples from the Web for inhered
He pointed to the well-accepted medicinal virtues which inhered in gems.Medical Investigation in Seventeenth Century England|Charles W. Bodemer
But the question is to decide whether the light that inhered in them returns to its source, or is annihilated.Plotinos: Complete Works, v. 2|Plotinos (Plotinus)
British Dictionary definitions for inhered
Word Origin for inhere
Word Origin and History for inhered
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.