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Definition of Heir


  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.
  3. To inherit; to succeed to.
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Heir Translations

heir in German is Erbe
heir in Italian is erede
heir in Norwegian is arving
heir in Spanish is heredero
heir in Swedish is arvinge