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Definitions of inheritance:
  • noun:   hereditary succession to a title or an office or property
  • noun:   any attribute or immaterial possession that is inherited from ancestors
    Example: "My only inheritance was my mother's blessing"
  • noun:   (genetics) attributes acquired via biological heredity from the parents
  • noun:   that which is inherited; a title or property or estate that passes by law to the heir on the death of the owner

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