The new administration inherited the economic problems of the last four years.
ModalWindow inherits all the properties and methods of Window.
An example of inherit is when your uncle dies and leaves you his boat.
An example of inherit is when you get your mother's nose.
An example of inherit is when you take a new position and immediately have to deal with a problem left by the person who had your job before.
Your descendants will inherit the earth.
This country has inherited an invidious class culture.
Lucky old Daniel – his grandfather died rich, and he's inherited.
Origin of inherit
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- Old French enheriter, from Late Latin inhereditare (“make heir”).