inheritor inheritor  /ɪn ˈhɛ rə tər/


  • (n) a person who is entitled by law or by the terms of a will to inherit the estate of another



  1. These minor differences aside, Tyson, 47, is the undisputed inheritor of his late predecessor's mantle as the great explainer of all things cosmic.
  2. Second, Jacob Zuma will be a controversial inheritor of Mandela's legacy.
  3. The tycoon had changed his will in 1968 after discovering that his wife was allegedly having an affair, and had named his father as the inheritor.



  • Mr. Armstrong concluded an article in the October 1954 Plain Truth, "How any American-any English-speaking inheritor of God's choicest material blessings-can, in face of such stupendous, overwhelming fulfillment of prophecy-such awe-inspiring...
    on Aug 4, 2005 By: Herbert W Armstrong Source:

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