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  • inherit — in·her·it /in her it/ vb [Middle French enheriter to make one an heir, from Late Latin inhereditare, from Latin in in + hereditas inheritance] vt 1: to receive (property) from an estate by operation of the laws of intestacy; broadly: to receive… …   Law dictionary

  • Inherit — In*her it, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Inherited}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Inheriting}.] [OE. enheriten to inherit, to give a heritage to, OF. enheriter to appoint as an heir, L. inhereditare; pref. in in + hereditare to inherit, fr. heres heir. See {Heir}.]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Inherited — Inherit In*her it, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Inherited}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Inheriting}.] [OE. enheriten to inherit, to give a heritage to, OF. enheriter to appoint as an heir, L. inhereditare; pref. in in + hereditare to inherit, fr. heres heir. See… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Inheriting — Inherit In*her it, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Inherited}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Inheriting}.] [OE. enheriten to inherit, to give a heritage to, OF. enheriter to appoint as an heir, L. inhereditare; pref. in in + hereditare to inherit, fr. heres heir. See… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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