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1. inheritor

noun. ['ˌɪnˈhɛrətɝ'] a person who is entitled by law or by the terms of a will to inherit the estate of another.

Synonyms

  • heritor
  • heir-at-law
  • receiver
  • recipient
  • heiress
  • inheritrix
  • heir apparent
  • heir
  • heir presumptive

Antonyms

  • heir presumptive
  • lender

Etymology

  • -or (English)
  • inherit (English)
  • enheriter (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Words that Rhyme with Inheritor

  • meritor

Example sentences of the word inheritor


1. Noun, singular or mass
As with any qualified plan, you or the inheritor will pay ordinary income taxes on any distributions.

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