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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

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
The young daughter was idolized by every one in her family and naturally inherited all their fortune after some ten years.
REPERTORY OF THE COMEDIE HUMAINE, COMPLETE, A -- ZANATOLE CERFBERR AND JULES FRANOIS CHRISTOPHE
Unless the proper home influence is thrown around a child, he can not help suffering from the inherited sins of his parents.
THE VALUE OF A PRAYING MOTHERISABEL C. BYRUM
The Mexicans especially had turned their eyes on a chief who bore the name and had inherited the blood of the unhappy Montezuma.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II.THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
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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.