Synonyms of inheriting


1. inherit, get, acquire

usage: obtain from someone after their death; "I inherited a castle from my French grandparents"

2. inherit

usage: receive from a predecessor; "The new chairman inherited many problems from the previous chair"

3. inherit, receive, have

usage: receive by genetic transmission; "I inherited my good eyesight from my mother"


1. inheriting, inheritable (vs. noninheritable), heritable

usage: having the legal right to inherit

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