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Synonyms for inherit

be left

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take over

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Synonyms for inherit

to receive (property) from one who has died

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obtain from someone after their death

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receive from a predecessor

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receive by genetic transmission

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To inherit, yes, Colbert, yes; he is anxious for my death in order to inherit.
They are generally of French descent, and inherit much of the gayety and lightness of heart of their ancestors, being full of anecdote and song, and ever ready for the dance.
Let nothing linger after-- No whispering ghost remain, In wall, or beam, or rafter, Of any hate or pain: Cleanse and call home thy spirit, Deny her leave to cast, On aught thy heirs inherit, The shadow of her past.
I did inherit Thy withering portion with the fame, The searing glory which hath shone Amid the jewels of my throne, Halo of Hell
I am a woman, and you think we are all stupid; but I know this: an illegitimate son cannot inherit.
You are so intelligent, how is it you don't see that if the count has written a letter to the Emperor begging him to recognize Pierre as legitimate, it follows that Pierre will not be Pierre but will become Count Bezukhov, and will then inherit everything under the will?
What we inherit as a superstition our barbarous ancestors must have held as a reasonable conviction.
Henceforth it would be hers no more; fifteen-year-old Dora was to inherit it when she had gone.
Nature is turning out Wilcoxes in this peaceful abode, so that they may inherit the earth.
7] Because there were no male heirs to inherit from her father, Giampaolo da Cere, Portia received all his lands including the rich duchy of Cere (near Cerveteri), Bassano Romano, and Magliano Romano Pecorareccio.
Louis has estimated that one in five women with ovarian cancer inherit genetic mutations that increase the risk of the disease.
Many people inherit money and don't already have an adviser ready to help them.
At the same time, if you inherit 401(k) assets, you'll want to avoid any missteps that trigger unintended tax consequences.
The next Oregon AD will inherit a department that, unlike many of its Division I counterparts across the country, is not only in good financial condition but is entirely self-supporting.
Like them, he has a request: "Good Teacher, what must I do to inherit eternal life?