Heir synonyms and antonyms

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Someone who inherits something; an heir.
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The individual or entity receiving real property as the result of a devise.
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An heir who stands to inherit the estate, title, or office of an intestate ancestor, but whose claim can be defeated if a relative who is closer to the ancestor is born prior to the ancestor's death.
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a person who inherits some title or office
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A shoot or bud of a plant, esp. one for planting or grafting
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(Of a title, honor or right) legally granted to somebody's descendant after that person's death.
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a person who inherits some title or office
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Possessed as an essential characteristic; inherent:
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Of or relating to a patriarchy:
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a person who inherits some title or office
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An heir who will inherit the ancestor's estate, title, or office as long as the ancestor does not exclude the heir in any will and the heir survives the ancestor.
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The definition of a successor is a person or thing that comes after another.
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Anyone receiving benefit
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a person who inherits some title or office
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a person who inherits some title or office
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The heir who has the right, under the laws of intestate descent and distribution, to receive the estate of an ancestor who has died without leaving a will
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A joint heir, as to an estate.
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The recipient of a grant.
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The male heir apparent to a throne.
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A person who precedes or preceded another, as in office
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The definition of a parent is a mother or father.
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Of, pertaining to, derived from, or possessed by, an ancestor or ancestors; as, an ancestral estate.
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The definition of congenital is something present from birth.
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Of, involving, or common to a family
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Of or relating to genetics or genes.
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Capable of being passed on to children.
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Present in the organism at birth; innate; not acquired
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Derived from or relating to a particular line of descent; hereditary.
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Made of or using lines
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Related through the father's side of the family
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Legally inherited from one or more ancestors
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A prince, especially an Anglo-Saxon prince or royal heir.
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(Law) A person who shares jointly with others in an inheritance
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A stepdaughter
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The eldest son of the king of France from 1349 to 1830.
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The child in a family who is born first.
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A female heir, esp. to great wealth
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A person who inherits; an heir or heiress
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A child or children of a parent or parents:
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
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(Law) The exclusive right of the eldest son to inherit his father's estate
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A man considered as if in a relationship of child to parent:
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a person who inherits some title or office
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The current holder of an office, such as ecclesiastical benefice or an elected office.
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The inheritor of a legacy.
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Find another word for heir. In this page you can discover 53 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for heir, like: inheritor, devisee, heir-presumptive, future possessor, scion, hereditary, one who inherits, innate, patriarchal, legal heir and heir-apparent.