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Overview of verb inherit

The verb inherit has 3 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (14) inherit

(obtain from someone after their death; "I inherited a castle from my French grandparents")

2. inherit

(receive from a predecessor; "The new chairman inherited many problems from the previous chair")

3. inherit

(receive by genetic transmission; "I inherited my good eyesight from my mother")

Overview of adj inherited

The adj inherited has 1 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. familial, genetic, hereditary, inherited, transmitted, transmissible

(occurring among members of a family usually by heredity; "an inherited disease"; "familial traits"; "genetically transmitted features") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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