verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
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Origin of inherit
OTHER WORDS FROM inheritpre·in·her·it, verb (used with object)re·in·her·it, verb
Example sentences from the Web for inherit
It was clear he inherited her drive, integrity, and honesty.
Through extensive interviews with Malcolm’s older brothers Wilfred and Philbert, however, Payne helps us see how much Malcolm inherited from his mother before her decline.
Social media companies have inherited a similar position in society, but they have not taken on those same responsibilities.Why social media can’t keep moderating content in the shadows|Bobbie Johnson|November 6, 2020|MIT Technology Review
His father designed and sold furniture and inherited the radical beliefs of his own father, a Jewish immigrant from Eastern Europe.Daniel Menaker, author and celebrated editor at the New Yorker and Random House, dies at 79|Harrison Smith|October 29, 2020|Washington Post
Mitochondrial DNA, typically inherited from the mother, provides a narrower view of a population’s evolutionary past than nuclear DNA, which is inherited from both parents.The first Denisovan DNA outside Siberia unveils a long stint on the roof of the world|Bruce Bower|October 29, 2020|Science News
But our democratic prejudice against origins and breeding makes us deeply skeptical even of inheriting life goals.
Speaking from his home in Tryon, N.C., Reid, 63, discussed the challenges that came with inheriting such a huge project.The Final Roar: Paul Reid on Finishing William Manchester’s Life of Churchill|Kevin Canfield|November 16, 2012|DAILY BEAST
He also is inheriting a shrinking staff hurt by layoffs and furloughs.USA Today Takes Digital Gamble in Hiring David Callaway as New Editor|Howard Kurtz|July 16, 2012|DAILY BEAST
And in much of the world laws that bar women from owning land or inheriting property keep women from accessing financial services.
Which surprised even me, since I figured if there's anything Republicans ought to be good at, it's inheriting things.
Instead of inheriting the position, Wilson had remained on Mars, safely out of the family's way.Badge of Infamy|Lester del Rey
The parliament of 1572 seemed to give evidence of their inheriting the spirit of the last by choosing Mr. Bell for their speaker.Constitutional History of England, Vol 1 of 3|Henry Hallam
Inheriting great wealth, he devoted his revenues to charity, sometimes living on bread and water and sleeping on straw.The Lure of the Camera|Charles S. Olcott
His sons by his first marriage had died one after another, inheriting their mother's delicate health.The Ladies Lindores, Vol. 1(of 3)|Margaret Oliphant
She complimented me for inheriting a spark of Roy's brilliancy.The Adventures of Harry Richmond, Complete|George Meredith