Part of speech:
The definition of inheritance is something passed down from your parents to you, or the act of receiving something passed down from your parents.
Property inherited from one's father or ancestors
Family descent or lineage
The values and goals of a particular business, esp. a large corporation, as reflected in its management style, employee morale, levels of productivity and efficiency, etc.
Habitual patronage, as of a store:
The prevailing style or custom, as in dress or behavior:
Regularity and orderliness in action, thought, or expression; system in doing things or handling ideas
An organism as a whole, especially with regard to its vital processes or functions:
A right or the rights that a person has because of being born in a certain family, nation, etc.
Any property that can be inherited
A set of such customs and usages viewed as a coherent body of precedents influencing the present:
Any special privilege accorded a firstborn
The condition of being an heir.
The determination or choice so made:
A grant by will of personal property or of money.
The definition of a dowry is the property and wealth a woman brings to a marriage in some cultures or in historic times, or a natural talent or gift.
The definition of a convention is a meeting or assembly of people who share a common interest or a convention is a method, practice, rule or custom.
Funds or property donated to an institution, individual, or group as a source of income.
Each of the separate parts of something resulting from division.
An equitable portion:
- Birthright applies to the rights one has because of being born in a certain family, nation, etc.
- Patrimony strictly refers to an estate inherited from one's father, but it is also used of anything passed on from an ancestor
- Inheritance applies to property, a characteristic, etc. passed on to an heir
- Heritage , the most general of these words, applies either to property passed on to an heir, or to a tradition, culture, etc. passed on to a later generation our heritage of freedom
Find another word for heritage. In this page you can discover 26 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for heritage, like: inheritance, patrimony, ancestry, culture, custom, fashion, method, system, patrimonial, birthright and hereditament.