verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of inherit
Examples from the Web for inherit
Simon did not expect to inherit, and in a way he never really did.Drawing Room Coup at Brideshead House Forces Out Simon And Becci Howard|Tom Sykes|November 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This demographic reality means that whoever wins the suburban vote in 2016 and beyond will inherit the political future.
Having said that, leadership is not a birth right that you inherit and it just keeps going.
The anti-evolutionists were as humiliated in this performance as they were in Inherit the Wind.Creationism’s Latest Trojan Horse Edges Toward Virginia Schools|Karl W. Giberson|January 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
For good and ill, they will inherit the world their elders made for them.Why Youth Is Revolting Against Obama (Hint: It’s Not Just Obamacare)|Nick Gillespie|November 20, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Secondly, a right, before any other man, to inherit with his brethren his father's goods.Second Treatise of Government|John Locke
She expected to inherit all, and is not satisfied with the competency left to her.The Story of Charles Strange Vol. 2 (of 3)|Mrs. Henry Wood
We don't know whether that young Weldon, who is paying her attentions just now, is going to inherit his father's money or not.Aunt Jane's Nieces Abroad|Edith Van Dyne
Why could not the excluded territory continue under the old regime, or inherit, so to speak, the old government machinery?Fifty Years In The Northwest|William Henry Carman Folsom
The son of this union may be ambitious, imaginative, and energetic, for he may inherit all those qualities from his foreparents.Not Guilty|Robert Blatchford