HyperDic: heritable

English > 1 sense of the word heritable:
ADJECTIVEallheritable, inheritablecapable of being inherited
heritable > pronunciation
Soundshheh'rahtahbahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > heritable: 1 sense > adjective 1
MeaningCapable of being inherited.
Examples
  • "inheritable traits such as eye color"
  • "an inheritable title"
Synonyminheritable
Narrowerancestral, hereditary, patrimonial, transmissibleinherited or inheritable by established rules (usually legal rules) of descent
familial, genetic, hereditary, inherited, transmitted, transmissibleOccurring among members of a family usually by heredity
inheritingHaving the legal right to inherit
monogenicOf or relating to an inheritable character that is controlled by a single pair of genes
nee(meaning literally 'born') used to indicate the maiden or family name of a married woman
polygenicOf or relating to an inheritable character that is controlled by several genes at once
Oppositenoninheritable, nonheritablenot inheritable
Spanishheredable, hereditable
Catalanheretable

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