- The definition of inherent is an essential quality that is part of a person or thing.
An example of inherent is a bird's ability to fly.
Inherent is a bird's ability to fly.
inherent definition by Webster's New World
Origin: Classical Latin inhaerens, present participle of inhaerere: see inhere
- inherently adverb
inherent definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Origin: Latin inhaerēns, inhaerent-, present participle of inhaerēre, to inhere; see inhere.
- in·herˈent·ly adverb
inherent - Medical Definition