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heir
Part of Speech: noun
Results: 3
1. One who inherits, or is entitled to succeed to the possession of, any property after the death of its owner; one on whom the law bestows the title or property of another at the death of the latter.
2. One who receives any endowment from an ancestor or relation; as, the heir of one's reputation or virtues.
Part of Speech: verb transitive
1. To inherit; to succeed to.
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