inherit

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Pronunciation[change]

Verb[change]

Plain form
inherit

Third-person singular
inherits

Past tense
inherited

Past participle
inherited

Present participle
inheriting

  1. (transitive) Getting the characteristics of its parents.
    He inherited the double eyelids of his mother.
  2. (transitive) Getting the fortune of someone.
    She inherited her father's billion dollar fortune.