[ UK /ɪnhˈɛɹɪtɪŋ/ ]
[ US /ˌɪnˈhɛɹətɪŋ/ ]
  1. having the legal right to inherit
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How To Use inheriting In A Sentence

  • In Matthew 25:36, Jesus says of those inheriting the kingdom of God, ‘I was in prison and you visited me.’
  • Mrs. Peckover had, in fact, the reputation of being wealthy; she was always inheriting, always accumulating what her friends called 'interess,' never expending as other people needs must. The Nether World
  • Already well known for his watercolours and woodcarvings, he turned his attention to miniatures after inheriting embroidery books and materials from friend Margaret Sarraff.
  • The two brothers split on inheriting the legacy of their parents.
  • If the government takes over a bank, the taxpayers tacitly acquire its assets, thereby inheriting all the uncertainties over valuation.
  • And this disinherison was first allowed by the lex Iunia Vallaea, which explains the form which is to be used, and which resembles that employed in disinheriting family heirs born after the making of a will. The Institutes of Justinian
  • Inheriting his father's cinematograph, the young Motl Mendl is persuaded to settle in the shtetl and document local life in moving pictures. Travelling Light - review
  • [4125] For this is the end of the human race inheriting God; that as in the beginning, by means of our first [parents], we were all brought into bondage, by being made subject to death; so at last, by means of the New Man, all who from the beginning [were His] disciples, having been cleansed and washed from things pertaining to death, should come to the life of God. ANF01. The Apostolic Fathers with Justin Martyr and Irenaeus
  • Pope purport: Inheriting the dunhuang art mural painting, use for their generation cultural heritage.
  • None of the bad publicity prevented him from inheriting a baronetcy - and the title Sir - when his father died last year.
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