Synonyms for Inheritance:


bequeath, come into, come down to, claimant, come to, beneficiary, be descended from, cut off. patrimony, birthright, owned. affect, tradition. acquisition (noun)
act (noun)
heritage (noun)
inheritance (noun)
hereditary pattern, heritage.
legacy (noun)
gift, bequest, study at heritage, patrimony.
possession (noun)
possession gained through someone's death (noun)
birthright, estate, bequest, heritage, legacy, gift.
property (noun)
goods, title, Resources, effects, farm, assets, manor, possession, domain, possessions, ranch, empire, real estate, wealth, principal, holding, realty, legacy, kingdom, territory, land, stock, belongings, estate, property, realm, fixtures, chattel, ground.

Other synonyms:

patrimony. tradition. heritage
birthright, heritage.
Other relevant words:
gift, hereditary pattern, patrimony, tradition, bequest, heritage, birthright.

Usage examples for inheritance

  1. " I ask you," he said, " which would you have rather lost- your grandfather's inheritance or your right leg?" – The World's Greatest Books, Vol III by Arthur Mee and J.A. Hammerton, Eds.
  2. But it is also your inheritance and it belongs equally to all the people that we all serve. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  3. This, the Christian who has long been in progress towards the inheritance above promised in the covenant, going into that performance, effects. – The Ordinance of Covenanting by John Cunningham