To take by descent from an ancestor; to take by inheritance; to take as heir on the death of an ancestor or other person to whose estate one succeeds; to receive as a right or title descendible by law from an ancestor at his decease; as, the heir inherits the land or real estate of his father; the eldest son of a nobleman inherits his father's title; the eldest son of a king inherits the crown.
To receive or take by birth; to have by nature; to derive or acquire from ancestors, as mental or physical qualities, genes, or genetic traits; as, he inherits a strong constitution, a tendency to disease, etc.; to inherit hemophilia
to receive a trait from a parent (or ancestor.) You inherit bodily traits such as eye color from your parents. Also see heredity.
To receive something from the estate of someone who has died. Inheritance Tax. Tax payable on certain gifts and transfers during lifetime. Also payable on estate at death if its value exceeds the inheritance tax threshold figure.
receive by law from an ancestor at his death BACK
to receive a characteristic from one's parents by genetic transmission on the genes of the chromosome
To receive a gene from a parent during reproduction; in humans, fetuses inherit half of their genes from their fathers and half from their mothers.
In Project Builder, to obtain information for an action, type, macro, or property definition from an ancestor node in the dependency tree. If related attributes exist in an ancestor node, they may be inherited. Thus, filesystem items like forms and documents may inherit action definitions from subprojects, projects, a user registry, or the Global Registry; projects may inherit type definitions from a user registry or the Global Registry; and so on.
receive from a predecessor; "The new chairman inherited many problems from the previous chair"
receive by genetic transmission; "I inherited my good eyesight from my mother"
to receive a trait from an ancestor.
receive something from a person (usually after the person is deceased).
To receive property from a person on their death.
To receive property from an ancestor or other relative under the laws of intestate succession upon the ancestor’s or relative’s death; also, to receive property as a bequest or devise.
To receive property through intestate succession, rather than under the terms of a decedent's will.
To receive certain defined characteristics from a parent by transmission of the genes in the egg and sperm.
To receive from an ancestor under the laws of intestate succession when the ancestor dies.
For an organism to receive something genetic from itâ€™s parents.
In genetics, to receive genetic material from parents through biological processes.
To copy resources or attributes from a parent to a child.
To receive property from one who dies.
When an object class has been derived from another class, it also derives, or inherits, many of the characteristics of that other class. Similarly, an attribute subtype inherits the characteristics of its supertype.
to get property or money from someone who has died
nce The ability to define a child class that has all of the functionality of its parent class.
(v) derive form an ancestor
To receive characteristics from an ancestor. See heredity.
To receive physical characteristics from the parents through the genes.
v.t. 1. to receive or acquire a quality, trait, or characteristic; to gain access to a feature defined elsewhere. 2. (a class) to acquire the structure and behavior defined by a superclass. 3. (a package) to make symbols exported by another package accessible by using use-package.
To receive property from a deceased person. Inter Vivos Trust Legal name for a living trust. The trust is set up by the grantor during his or her lifetime.
To receive property from someone who has died. Traditionally, the word "inherit" applied only when one received property from a relative who died without a will. Currently, however, the word is used whenever someone receives property from the estate of a deceased person.
With regard to genetic traits, an individual is said to "inherit" (or have received) all of its genetic information from its parents.