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Definition of inherit
verb (inherits, inheriting, inherited) [with object]
receive (money, property, or a title) as an heir at the death of the previous holder:she inherited a fortune from her father derive (a quality, characteristic, or predisposition) genetically from one’s parents or ancestors:she had inherited the beauty of her grandmother receive or be left with (a situation, object, etc.) from a predecessor or former owner:spending commitments inherited from previous administrations North American come into possession of (belongings) from someone else:she inherits all her clothes from her older sisters archaic come into possession of (something) as a right (especially in biblical translations and allusions):master, what must I do to inherit eternal life?