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Spanish translation of “inherit”

inherit

verb /inˈherit/
to receive (property etc belonging to someone who has died)
heredar
He inherited the house from his father She inherited forty thousand dollars from her father.
to have (qualities) the same as one’s parents etc
heredar
She inherits her quick temper from her mother.
inheritance noun money etc inherited
herencia
He spent most of his inheritance on drink.
the act of inheriting
herencia
The property came to him by inheritance.
inherited adjective
heredado
inherited characteristics.
(Definition of inherit from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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