- Inheritable In*her"it*a*ble, a.
1. Capable of being inherited; transmissible or descendible;
as, an inheritable estate or title. --Blackstone.
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.
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inheritable — in·her·it·able /in her i tə bəl/ adj 1: capable of being inherited 2: capable of taking by inheritance in·her·i·ta·bil·i·ty /in ˌher i tə bi lə tē/ n in·her·it·able·ness n Merriam Webs … Law dictionary
inheritable — [in her′it ə bəl] adj. [ME enheritable < Anglo Fr < OFr] 1. capable of inheriting; having the rights of an heir 2. capable of being inherited inheritability n. inheritableness … English World dictionary
inheritable — adjective Date: 15th century 1. capable of being inherited ; transmissible < an inheritable title > 2. capable of taking by inheritance < the eldest son is inheritable to the crown > • inheritability noun • inheritableness noun … New Collegiate Dictionary
inheritable — inherit ► VERB (inherited, inheriting) 1) receive (money, property, or a title) as an heir at the death of the previous holder. 2) derive (a quality or characteristic) from one s parents or ancestors. 3) receive or be left with (a situation,… … English terms dictionary
inheritable — inheritability, inheritableness, n. inheritably, adv. /in her i teuh beuhl/, adj. 1. capable of being inherited. 2. capable of inheriting; qualified to inherit. [1375 1425; late ME < AF; see IN 2, HERITABLE] * * * … Universalium
inheritable — adjective That can be inherited … Wiktionary
inheritable — in·her·it·able in her ət ə bəl adj capable of being transmitted from parent to offspring genetically in·her·it·abil·i·ty .her ət ə bil ət ē n, pl ties … Medical dictionary
inheritable — in herÂ·itÂ·aÂ·ble || Éªn herÉªtÉ™bl adj. able to be transferred by inheritance; can be genetically transferred to one s offspring … English contemporary dictionary
inheritable — in·her·it·able … English syllables
inheritable — in•her•it•a•ble [[t]ɪnˈhɛr ɪ tə bəl[/t]] adj. 1) capable of being inherited 2) capable of inheriting; qualified to inherit • Etymology: 1375–1425; late ME < AF … From formal English to slang