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inherited, past participle; inherits, 3rd person singular present; inheriting, present participle; inherited, past tense;
  1. Receive (money, property, or a title) as an heir at the death of the previous holder
    • - she inherited a fortune from her father
  2. Derive (a quality, characteristic, or predisposition) genetically from one's parents or ancestors
    • - she had inherited the beauty of her grandmother
  3. Receive or be left with (a situation, object, etc.) from a predecessor or former owner
    • - spending commitments inherited from previous administrations
  4. Come into possession of (belongings) from someone else
    • - she inherits all her clothes from her older sisters
  5. Come into possession of (something) as a right (esp. in biblical translations and allusions)
    • - master, what must I do to inherit eternal life?

  1. obtain from someone after their death; "I inherited a castle from my French grandparents"
  2. receive from a predecessor; "The new chairman inherited many problems from the previous chair"
  3. receive by genetic transmission; "I inherited my good eyesight from my mother"
  4. (inheritance) hereditary succession to a title or an office or property
  5. (inheritance) that which is inherited; a title or property or estate that passes by law to the heir on the death of the owner
  6. (inheritance) (genetics) attributes acquired via biological heredity from the parents
  7. Inherit is the third album by the band Free Kitten, released on May 20th, 2008. It was their first album in over ten years, the last being 1997's Sentimental Education. Dinosaur Jr.'s J Mascis appears on two songs on this album, "Surf's Up", and "Bananas".
  8. Inheritance is the practice of passing on property, titles, debts, and obligations upon the death of an individual. It has long played an important role in human societies. The rules of inheritance differ between societies and have changed over time.
  9. (Inheritance (album)) Inheritance is the second album by the Australian thrash metal band Hobbs' Angel of Death.
  10. (Inheritance (biology)) Heredity is the passing of traits to offspring (from its parent or ancestors). This is the process by which an offspring cell or organism acquires or becomes predisposed to the characteristics of its parent cell or organism. ...
  11. (Inheritance (genetic algorithm)) In genetic algorithms, inheritance is the ability of modelled objects to mate, mutate and propagate their problem solving genes to the next generation, in order to produce an evolved solution to a particular problem.
  12. (Inheritance (novel)) Inheritance is a novel written by Steven Savile within the fictional Warhammer Fantasy setting. It is the first book of the Von Carstein Trilogy and it follows the life of Vlad von Carstein as he wages war against the Empire. ...
  13. (inheritance) The passing of title to an estate upon death; That which a person is entitled to inherit, by law or testament; The hereditary passing of biological attributes from ancestors to their offspring; In object-oriented programming, the mechanism whereby parts of a superclass are ...
  14. (Inheritance) The assets received from someone who has died.
  15. (inheritance) A relationship among classes in which one class shares the structure and behavior of another. A subclass inherits from a superclass.
  16. (inheritance) What you get from your ancestors, genetically or otherwise. If you happen to be a class, your ancestors are called base classes and your descendants are called derived classes. See single inheritance and multiple inheritance.
  17. (inheritance) used to describe a trait or gene passed from one generation to the next.
  18. (Inheritance) Cash, other liquid resources, noncash items, or any right in real or personal property received as the result of someone’s death. A person may not have access to his or her inheritance pending legal action or the discovery of the inheritance.
  19. (inheritance) The concept of classes automatically containing the variables and methods defined in their supertypes. See also superclass, subclass.
  20. (Inheritance) the biological process of transmitting certain characteristics or conditions from parents to offspring.
  21. Inheritance is the ability to derive new classes from existing classes in object-oriented programming.
  22. (Inheritance) All the properties of a class's parent class.  Unless specifically exempted in the code of a subclass, that subclass automatically includes the properties of its parent (that's the benefit of the class system) without extra code.
  23. (Inheritance) Money or property that passes from one person, after his or her death, to another through a will.
  24. (Inheritance) is the mechanism by which message lookup searches objects for slots when the receiver’s slots are exhausted. An object’s parent slots contain objects that it inherits from.