OF. term|enheriter, from LL. term|inhereditare||make heir.
- transitive To take possession of as a right (especially in Biblical translations)
#:Your descendants will inherit the earth.
- transitive To receive (property or a title etc), by legal succession or bequest after the previous owner's death
#:After Grandad died, I inherited the house.
- transitive biology To receive a characteristic from one's ancestors by genetic transmission
#:Let's hope the baby inherits his mother's looks and his father's intelligence.
- transitive To derive from people or conditions previously in force
#:This country has inherited an invidious class culture.
- intransitive to come into an inheritance
#:Lucky old Daniel â his parents were both killed, and he's inherited.
trans-top|to receive property or a title by legal succession etc.
Chinese: ç¹¼æ¿, ç»§æ¿
CJKV Characters: æ¿
German: Ã¼bernehmen, erben
trans-top|to receive a characteristic by genetic transmission