Inherence

  • 1 inhérence — [ inerɑ̃s ] n. f. • 1377; lat. scolast. inhærentia, de inhærere→ inhérent 1 ♦ Caractère inhérent. L inhérence entre deux choses. « L inhérence de la technicité aux objets techniques » (G. Simondon ). 2 ♦ Philos. Caractère de ce qui est inhérent.… …

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  • 2 Inherence — In*her ence, Inherency In*her en*cy, n. [Cf. F. inh[ e]rence.] The state of inhering; permanent existence in something; innateness; inseparable and essential connection. Jer. Taylor. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 Inherence — refers to Empedocles idea that the qualities of matter come from the relative proportions of each of the four elements entering into a thing. The idea was further developed by Socrates and Aristotle.That Socrates accepted (or at least did not… …

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  • 4 inherence — index characteristic Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 5 inherence — 1570s, from M.L. inhaerentia, from inhaerentem (see INHERENT (Cf. inherent)). Related: Inherency (c.1600) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 6 inherence — [in hir′əns, inher′əns] n. [ME inhaerentia] 1. the fact or state of inhering or being inherent 2. Philos. the relation of an attribute to its subject …

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  • 7 INHÉRENCE — s. f. T. de Philosophie. Il se dit de L union des choses inséparables par leur nature, ou qui ne peuvent être séparées que mentalement et par abstraction. L inhérence de l accident à la substance …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)

  • 8 INHÉRENCE — n. f. T. didactique Union des choses inséparables par leur nature, qui ne peuvent être séparées que mentalement et par abstraction. L’inhérence de l’accident à la substance …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)

  • 9 inhérence — (i né ran s ) s. f. Qualité de ce qui est inhérent. L inhérence de l accident à la substance. ÉTYMOLOGIE    Inhérent …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 10 inherence — noun the state of inhering; the state of being a fixed characteristic the inherence of polysemy in human language • Syn: ↑inherency • Derivationally related forms: ↑inherent, ↑inhere • Hypernyms: ↑presence …

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  • 11 inherence — noun Date: 1577 the quality, state, or fact of inhering …

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  • 12 inherence — /in hear euhns, her /, n. 1. the state or fact of inhering or being inherent. 2. Philos. the relation of an attribute to its subject. [1570 80; < ML inhaerentia. See INHERENT, ENCE] * * * …

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  • 13 inherence — noun inherency …

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  • 14 inherence — Synonyms and related words: accessibility, actual presence, availability, being here, being there, essentiality, existence, fundamentality, hereness, immanence, immediacy, inbeing, indigenousness, indwelling, indwellingness, innateness, innerness …

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  • 15 inherence — in her·ence || ɪn herÉ™ns / hɪər n. innateness, quality of being inherent …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 16 inherence — in·her·ence …

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  • 17 inherence — in•her•ence [[t]ɪnˈhɪər əns, ˈhɛr [/t]] n. the state or fact of inhering or being inherent • Etymology: 1570–80; < ML …

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  • 18 inherence — /ɪnˈhɪərəns/ (say in hearruhns) noun 1. the state or fact of inhering or being inherent. 2. Philosophy the relation of an attribute to its subject …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 19 person of inherence — a person having a legal right enforceable against another …

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  • 20 Inherency — Inherence In*her ence, Inherency In*her en*cy, n. [Cf. F. inh[ e]rence.] The state of inhering; permanent existence in something; innateness; inseparable and essential connection. Jer. Taylor. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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