inheritverbuk /ɪnˈher.ɪt/ us /ɪnˈher.ɪt/
inherit verb (FROM DEAD PERSON)
- She will inherit her father's estate when she is 21.
- She inherited a fortune from her grandmother.
- Would you quit your job if you inherited lots of money?
- He inherited the family business, but he had little interest in it and soon sold it.
- The chief's son would inherit all his lands and rights.
inherit verb (QUALITY)
inherit verb (PROBLEM)