- vt. & vi. 继承 receive (property, a title, etc.) left by sb who has died
obtain from someone after their death;
"I inherited a castle from my French grandparents"
receive from a predecessor;
"The new chairman inherited many problems from the previous chair"
receive by genetic transmission;
"I inherited my good eyesight from my mother"
- The eldest son will inherit the title.
- She inherited a house from her father.
- The two children both inherit left-handedness from their parents.
- If he dies without making a will, his closest relative will inherit.
- He intended that his son should inherit his business.
- He mused over what he would do if he were suddenly to inherit a million dollars.
- inherit from (v.+prep.)
从…继承…; 从…得到… gain sth from sb
inherit sth from sb
I inherited this ring from my grandmother.
We think that Mary inherits her blue eyes from her father.
- inherit legally 合法继承
- inherit from 从…继承…,从…得到…
Good master, what shall I doe to inherit eternall life?出自：Bible (AV): Luke