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synonyms for inherited

  • rooted
  • congenital
  • connate
  • genetic
  • handed-down
  • in the blood
  • in the genes
  • inborn
  • inbred
  • innate
  • passed down
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How to use inherited in a sentence

Starting around that time, inherited sets of gene variants became increasingly similar in ancient individuals found in central, eastern and southern regions of sub-Saharan Africa, the researchers report.
AFRICA’S OLDEST HUMAN DNA HELPS UNVEIL AN ANCIENT POPULATION SHIFTBRUCE BOWERFEBRUARY 23, 2022SCIENCE NEWS
Just as it is inappropriate for the rich to feel pride in their inherited wealth, so too is it inappropriate for anyone to feel pride in their inherited race.
A SCHOLAR OF RACE RELATIONS SAYS HE’S NOW LESS OPTIMISTICDANIEL FRYERSEPTEMBER 10, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The company uses genetic data to advise patients about inherited health risks and connects them to health counselors to help them respond to those risks.
HEALTH TECH PLATFORM COLOR IS A UNICORN AFTER NEW FUNDING ROUND VALUES IT AT $1.5 BILLIONDZANEMORRISJANUARY 4, 2021FORTUNE
A great-granddaughter of Fragonard, she seems to have inherited his talent; Corot and Renoir forcibly appealed to her.
WOMEN IN THE FINE ARTS, FROM THE SEVENTH CENTURY B.C. TO THE TWENTIETH CENTURY A.D.CLARA ERSKINE CLEMENT
He had two children, a boy and a girl, who inherited the northern and southern ranches in equal shares.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
Power, and inherited influence, and exalted social position have a deadly insinuation.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
Her mother had inherited a small fortune from Agnes' grandma and this Barr had sought to secure.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
He inherited in exaggerated degree his mother's highly strung nervous nature.
THE RECENT REVOLUTION IN ORGAN BUILDINGGEORGE LAING MILLER
The sister opened her eyes very wide when the lawyer wrote to her that she had inherited 50,000 francs.
CAMILLE (LA DAME AUX CAMILIAS)ALEXANDRE DUMAS, FILS
Sarah was intelligent and well trained; she inherited all her mother's aptitude for rule and order.
SKIPPER WORSEALEXANDER LANGE KIELLAND
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WORDS RELATED TO INHERITED

  • accrued
  • bequeathed
  • endowed
  • given
  • granted
  • handed-down
  • inherited
  • passed on
  • transmitted
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.