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General dictionaries General (30 matching dictionaries)
  1. inherit: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. inherit: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. inherit: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. inherit: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. inherit: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. inherit: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Inherit, inherit: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. inherit: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. inherit: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. inherit: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. inherit: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. inherit: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. inherit: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. inherit: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. inherit: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. inherit: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. Inherit (Free Kitten album), Inherit (album), Inherit: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  18. Inherit: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  19. inherit: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  20. inherit: Rhymezone [home, info]
  21. inherit: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  22. inherit: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  23. inherit: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  24. inherit: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  25. inherit: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  26. inherit: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  27. inherit: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  28. inherit: Wikimedia Commons US English Pronunciations [home, info]

Art dictionaries Art (1 matching dictionary)
  1. INHERIT: Shakespeare Glossary [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (6 matching dictionaries)
  1. inherit: Webster's New World Law Dictionary [home, info]
  2. inherit: Law.com Dictionary [home, info]
  3. inherit: Everybody's Legal Dictionary [home, info]
  5. inherit: Glossary of Legal Terms [home, info]
  6. inherit: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. inherit: online medical dictionary [home, info]
  2. inherit: Medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (1 matching dictionary)
  1. inherit: Idioms [home, info]

Science dictionaries Science (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Inherit: DOE Genome Glossary [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (inherit)

verb:  obtain from someone after their death ("I inherited a castle from my French grandparents")
verb:  receive by genetic transmission ("I inherited my good eyesight from my mother")
verb:  receive from a predecessor ("The new chairman inherited many problems from the previous chair")

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Phrases that include inherit:   inherit the viper, inherit the wind, tardigrades will inherit the earth more...

Words similar to inherit:   inherited, inheriting, inheritor, inheritress, inheritrix, come into, more...

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