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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To get from someone who has died.

Usage examples (38)
  • In times of profound change, the learners inherit the earth, while the learned find themselves beautifully equipped to deal with a world that no longer exists.
  • What can we do to ensure that the America our children inherit is better in the future?
  • For many want-to-be retirees, whether to set aside money for the children to inherit is a tough question.
  • Over time they may be able to change the facts as they are ... but what they will inherit is the real world of the right now. for more
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