HyperDic: inheritor

English > 1 sense of the word inheritor:
NOUNperson inheritor, heir, heritora person who is entitled by law or by the terms of a will to inherit the estate of another
inheritor > pronunciation
Soundsihnhheh'rahter
Rhymesabductor ... zoster: 649 rhymes with ter...
English > inheritor: 1 sense > noun 1, person
MeaningA person who is entitled by law or by the terms of a will to inherit the estate of another.
Synonymsheir, heritor
Narrowerheir-at-lawThe person legally entitled to inherit the property of someone who dies intestate
heir apparentAn heir whose right to an inheritance cannot be defeated if that person outlives the ancestor
heir presumptiveA person who expects to inherit but whose right can be defeated by the birth of a nearer relative
heiress, inheritress, inheritrixA female heir
Broaderrecipient, receiverA person who receives something
Spanishheredero
Catalanheretant, hereu
Verbsinheritobtain from someone after their death

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