Disheriting
disherit dis*her"it (d[i^]s*h[e^]r"[i^]t), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Disherited}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Disheriting}.] [F. d['e]sh['e]riter; pref. d['e]s- (L. dis-) + h['e]riter to inherit. See {Inherit}, and cf. {Dusheir}, {Disinherit}.] To disinherit; to cut off, or detain, from the possession or enjoyment of an inheritance. [Obs.] --Spenser. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • disheriting — v. disinherit, exclude from a will; deprive of an inheritance …   English contemporary dictionary

  • disherison — dis*her i*son (d[i^]s*h[e^]r [i^]z n), n. [See {Disherit}.] The act of disheriting, or debarring from inheritance; disinherison. Bp. Hall. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • disherit — dis*her it (d[i^]s*h[e^]r [i^]t), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Disherited}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Disheriting}.] [F. d[ e]sh[ e]riter; pref. d[ e]s (L. dis ) + h[ e]riter to inherit. See {Inherit}, and cf. {Dusheir}, {Disinherit}.] To disinherit; to cut off,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Disherited — disherit dis*her it (d[i^]s*h[e^]r [i^]t), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Disherited}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Disheriting}.] [F. d[ e]sh[ e]riter; pref. d[ e]s (L. dis ) + h[ e]riter to inherit. See {Inherit}, and cf. {Dusheir}, {Disinherit}.] To disinherit; to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • denial — n 1. contradiction, gainsay, disaffirmation, negation, denegation; disavowal, unsaying, repudiation, disclaimer, disclamation, Rhet. apophasis; retraction, recantation, (usu. under oath) abjuration. 2. refusal, rejection, turndown, declination;… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • disavowal — n 1. denial, disaffirmation, retraction, recantation, recall; contradiction, gainsay; disclaimer, disclamation. 2. repudiation, renunciation, renouncement, (usu. under oath) abjuration; disowning, discarding, rejecting, rejection, disinheriting,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • disclaimer — n 1. disavowal, denial, disaffirmation; retraction, recantation, recall; contradiction, gainsay, disclamation. 2. repudiation, renunciation, renouncement, (usu. under oath) abjuration; disowning, discarding, rejecting, rejection, disinheriting,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • negation — n 1. denial, contradiction, gainsay, disaffirmation, denegation; disavowal, unsaying, repudiation, disclaimer, disclamation, Rhet. apophasis; retraction, recantation, (usu. under oath) abjuration. 2. refusal, rejection, turndown, declination;… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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