Inheritance synonyms

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The definition of congenital is something present from birth.
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Capable of being passed on to children.
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Any special privilege accorded a firstborn
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(Law) Of property, able to pass by descent; inheritable by heirs.
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Of, relating to, or as a result of diathesis
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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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Present in the organism at birth; innate; not acquired
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Capable of inheriting; having the rights of an heir
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Obtained via an inheritance
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Possessed as an essential characteristic; inherent:
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The act of doing good or helping others, esp. by giving money as a charitable donation
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The transfer of property upon the owner's death according to the will of the deceased.
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Relating to genetics or genes.
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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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(Medicine) A hereditary or constitutional predisposition to a disease or other disorder.
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The definition of an endowment is a gift of money, talent or other asset that has been given to someone or to an institution, or is the act of giving such a gift.
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(Law) One's property, both real and personal, vested and contingent, especially as disposed of in a will.
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The act of giving:
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A valued possession that has been passed down through the generations.
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The status acquired by a person through birth; a birthright:
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Money or property left to someone by a will; bequest
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An alteration or change, as in nature, form, or quality.
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An inheritance or legacy; heritage.
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(Law) The right of the eldest child, especially the eldest son, to inherit the entire estate of one or both parents.
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A future interest in land created by operation of law by a conveyance of property for a specified period of time without transfer of title to said land. Upon expiration of the period of the lease, the land reverts to the lease grantor or his or her heirs. Additionally, reversion may refer to the part of an estate that the grantor retains upon conveyance of the rest of it. See also remainder and reservation.
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The act or process of becoming entitled as a legal beneficiary to the property of a deceased person.
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The positive, or negative, attraction of a plant or sessile animal toward, or away from, a stimulus, as in the turning of a sunflower toward the light
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(genetics) attributes acquired via biological heredity from the parents
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A part of culture that is passed from person to person or generation to generation, possibly differing in detail from family to family, such as the way to celebrate holidays.
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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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Find another word for inheritance. In this page you can discover 36 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for inheritance, like: congenital, hereditable, owned, descendible, diathetic, hereditary, inborn, inheritable, inherited, innate and transmissible.