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 Dictionary entry overview: What does inherited mean? 

INHERITED (adjective)
  The adjective INHERITED has 1 sense:

1. tending to occur among members of a family usually by heredity

  Familiarity information: INHERITED used as an adjective is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

INHERITED (adjective)

Sense 1inherited [BACK TO TOP]


Tending to occur among members of a family usually by heredity


genetic; hereditary; inherited; familial; transmissible; transmitted

Context examples:

an inherited disease / familial traits / genetically transmitted features


heritable; inheritable (that can be inherited)

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