Heritage synonyms

hĕr'ĭ-tĭj

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Family descent or lineage
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The definition of inheritance is something passed down from your parents to you, or the act of receiving something passed down from your parents.
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A right or the rights that a person has because of being born in a certain family, nation, etc.
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(Politics) The ensemble of right-wing political parties; political conservatives as a group.
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A set of such customs and usages viewed as a coherent body of precedents influencing the present:
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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.
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Legally inherited from one or more ancestors
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A grant by will of personal property or of money.
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The determination or choice so made:
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The prevailing style or custom, as in dress or behavior:
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Exercising dominion over property; having custody and control of property. See also custody and ownership.
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Property inherited from one's father or ancestors
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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.
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Funds or property donated to an institution, individual, or group as a source of income.
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An equitable portion:
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Regularity and orderliness in action, thought, or expression; system in doing things or handling ideas
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An organism as a whole, especially with regard to its vital processes or functions:
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Any property that can be inherited
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The condition of being an heir.
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Habitual patronage, as of a store:
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(Psychology) A subjective feeling experienced in response to a thought or other stimulus; mood, emotion, especially as demonstrated in external physical signs. [from 19th c.]
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Any special privilege accorded a firstborn
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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.
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Tradition
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Each of the separate parts of something resulting from division.
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Hereditary transmission of the physical and genetic qualities of parents to their offspring; the biological law by which living beings tend to repeat their characteristics in their descendants.
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Synonym Study

  • 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 34 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for heritage, like: ancestry, inheritance, birthright, right, tradition, culture, patrimonial, legacy, lot, fashion and possession.