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synonyms for heirs

  • beneficiary
  • inheritor
  • scion
  • successor
  • devisee
  • grantee
  • heritor
  • crown prince/princess
  • next in line
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antonyms for heirs

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  • heiress
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How to use heirs in a sentence

Failing all these heirs, Randolph was to be guardian until Parliament should determine the succession.
KING ROBERT THE BRUCEA. F. MURISON
In those cases it was very rarely that their heirs touched a penny, and certainly the Government reaped no advantage.
THE PORTSMOUTH ROAD AND ITS TRIBUTARIESCHARLES G. HARPER
Any person who is interested in a mortgaged estate has the right to redeem it; heirs, devisees, creditors.
PUTNAM'S HANDY LAW BOOK FOR THE LAYMANALBERT SIDNEY BOLLES
On the promise of eternal life the heirs of it lay hold in Covenanting; and to this they were chosen.
THE ORDINANCE OF COVENANTINGJOHN CUNNINGHAM
Notwithstanding the failure of heirs male in three noble families within the century, viz.
NOTES AND QUERIES, NUMBER 196, JULY 30, 1853VARIOUS
Eliza how discontented he has become with his nearest relatives, and even with his heirs.
THE 'CHARACTERS' OF JEAN DE LA BRUYREJEAN DE LA BRUYRE
Children, perhaps, would be dearer to their parents and parents to their children, were it not for the latter being their heirs.
THE 'CHARACTERS' OF JEAN DE LA BRUYREJEAN DE LA BRUYRE
He approves the remark of Scipione Ammirato, that she contracted four successive marriages through a desire to have direct heirs.
FRDRIC MISTRALCHARLES ALFRED DOWNER
A permanent garrison was to be established, and ‘every soldier to be made master of his own land, to him and his heirs for ever.’
IRELAND UNDER THE TUDORS, VOL. II (OF 3)RICHARD BAGWELL
By this the State divides an estate amongst the heirs without any reference to the wishes of the proprietor at his death.
SPANISH LIFE IN TOWN AND COUNTRYL. HIGGIN AND EUGNE E. STREET
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WORDS RELATED TO HEIRS

  • brood
  • descendants
  • get
  • heirs
  • offspring
  • posterity
  • progeniture
  • progeny
  • seed
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