Hereditable
Hereditable He*red"i*ta*ble, a. [LL. hereditabilis, fr. hereditare to inherit, fr. L. hereditas heirship inheritance, heres heir: cf. OF. hereditable. See {Heir}, and cf. {Heritable}.] 1. Capable of being inherited. See {Inheritable}. --Locke. [1913 Webster]

2. Qualified to inherit; capable of inheriting. [1913 Webster]


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  • hereditable — index hereditary, heritable Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • hereditable — (del lat. «hereditāre», heredar; ant.) adj. Heredable …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • hereditable — mid 15c.; see HEREDITY (Cf. heredity) + ABLE (Cf. able). Related: Hereditability …   Etymology dictionary

  • hereditable — adjective Capable of being passed on to children. Any Protestant who became a Catholic forfeited his whole hereditable estate to the nearest Protestant heir …   Wiktionary

  • hereditable — hereditability, n. hereditably, adv. /heuh red i teuh beuhl/, adj. heritable. [1400 50; late ME < MF < LL heredit(are) to inherit, deriv. of L hered (s. of heres) HEIR + MF able ABLE] * * * …   Universalium

  • hereditable — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. congenital, genetic, intrinsic; see ancestral , inherent …   English dictionary for students

  • hereditable — he·red·i·ta·ble || hɪ redɪtÉ™bl adj. may be passed on through inheritance, inheritable, capable of being inherited …   English contemporary dictionary

  • hereditable — [hɪ rɛdɪtəb(ə)l] adjective less common term for heritable …   English new terms dictionary

  • hereditable — a. Inheritable …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • hereditable — he·red·i·ta·ble …   English syllables

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