Synonyms of inheritance


1. inheritance, heritage, acquisition

usage: hereditary succession to a title or an office or property

2. inheritance, heritage, transferred property, transferred possession

usage: that which is inherited; a title or property or estate that passes by law to the heir on the death of the owner

3. inheritance, hereditary pattern, heredity, genetic endowment

usage: (genetics) attributes acquired via biological heredity from the parents

4. inheritance, heritage, attribute

usage: any attribute or immaterial possession that is inherited from ancestors; "my only inheritance was my mother's blessing"; "the world's heritage of knowledge"

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Definition and meaning of inheritance (Dictionary)