Definition of inherited:

Usage examples for inherited

  1. It was a very mean thought, but Eben inherited meanness from his father.  Do and Dare A Brave Boy's Fight for Fortune by Horatio Alger, Jr.
  2. From both his father and grandfather he had inherited a taste for books, and as Speaker of the House of Commons, had taken considerable part in organising the Cottonian library when it was bequeathed to the nation.  Studies from Court and Cloister by J.M. Stone
  3. The witness inherited it under Miss Lewis's will.  The Queen Against Owen by Allen Upward
  4. She had also inherited something more, for she was like her in face.  The Revolution in Tanner's Lane by Mark Rutherford