Definitions for "heir"
Individual who will receive assets upon the death of another (the decedent).
One who inherits, or is entitled to succeed to the possession of, any property after the death of its owner; one on whom the law bestows the title or property of another at the death of the latter.
One who receives any endowment from an ancestor or relation; as, the heir of one's reputation or virtues.
Keywords:  erede
Keywords:  footsteps, child, parents, follows, his
a child who follows in his parents' footsteps
Keywords:  apparent
Heir Apparent
Keywords:  contest, appeal, party, may
a party affected by contest of will and may appeal
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