successor, one who inherits property


  • heritage

    Your heritage is that with which you were born and is part of your everyday life— including conditions, customs, and your social standing.

  • coheir

    A joint heir; one of two or more heirs; one of several entitled to an inheritance.

  • disinherit

    prevent deliberately (as by making a will) from inheriting

  • heir

    a person who is entitled by law or by the terms of a will to inherit the estate of another

  • heiress

    a female heir

  • heirloom

    (law) any property that is considered by law or custom as inseparable from an inheritance is inherited with that inheritance

  • hereditary

    occurring among members of a family usually by heredity

  • heredity

    the biological process whereby genetic factors are transmitted from one generation to the next

  • inherit

    obtain from someone after their death

  • inheritance

    hereditary succession to a title or an office or property

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