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Synonyms for inheritance
ɪnˈhɛr ɪ təns

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. inheritance, heritage(noun)

    hereditary succession to a title or an office or property

    Synonyms:
    heritage, hereditary pattern

  2. inheritance, heritage(noun)

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

    Synonyms:
    heritage, hereditary pattern

  3. inheritance, hereditary pattern(noun)

    (genetics) attributes acquired via biological heredity from the parents

    Synonyms:
    heritage, hereditary pattern

  4. inheritance, heritage(noun)

    any attribute or immaterial possession that is inherited from ancestors

    "my only inheritance was my mother's blessing"; "the world's heritage of knowledge"

    Synonyms:
    heritage, hereditary pattern

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. inheritance

    Synonyms:
    bequest, legacy, heritage, hereditament, patrimony, possession

    Antonyms:
    purchase, donation, acquisition, dissipation, alienation, forfeiture, lapse, escheatment

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. inheritance(n.)

    Synonyms:
    inheriting

  2. inheritance(n.)

    Synonyms:
    heritage, patrimony

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. inheritance(n)

    Synonyms:
    heritage, patrimony, legacy

How to pronounce inheritance?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
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Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say inheritance in sign language?

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How to use inheritance in a sentence?

  1. Nada Makki:

    It is not until their children can not access public health care or education, a special problem for low income families, that they realize what they are being denied because of this law, of course, there is the inheritance – for women who have land and housing they do not have the right to pass this on to their children.

  2. Kenny Ng:

    The market is expecting ... a scramble for inheritance. Under these circumstances there might be changes in company ownership, with some shareholders increasing their stakes.

  3. Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi:

    They are trying, with their barbarism and arrogance, to destroy the inheritance of humanity, the inheritance of Iraqi people and their civilization, [the] same way they destroyed humans, i want to send clear message from here in Baghdad, that we will preserve this human civilization and its inheritance, and we will pursue those who are trying to destroy it.

  4. Mahatma Gandhi:

    I have also seen children successfully surmounting the effects of an evil inheritance. That is due to purity being an inherent attribute of the soul.

  5. Kit Opie:

    It's an interesting approach. ... You can imagine this maybe happening in larger societies, but it's marriage that matters here, as [this] is what passes on inheritance. ... Monogamy is a marriage system, not a mating system.


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