HyperDic: disinherit

English > 1 sense of the word disinherit:
VERBpossessiondisinherit, disownprevent deliberately (as by making a will) from inheriting
English > disinherit: 1 sense > verb 1, possession
Meaningprevent deliberately (as by making a will) from inheriting.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Synonymdisown
BroaderdepriveKeep from having, keeping, or obtaining
Oppositebequeath, will, leaveLeave or give by will after one's death
Spanishdesheredar, desposeer
Catalandesheretar
Nounsdisinheritancethe act by a donor that terminates the right of a person to inherit

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