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Meaning of HERITABLE

Pronunciation:  'heritubul

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  that can be inherited; "inheritable traits such as eye color"; "an inheritable title"
 

HERITABLE is a 9 letter word that starts with H.

 

 Synonyms: ancestral, familial, genetic, hereditary, inheritable, inherited, inheriting, monogenic, nee, patrimonial, polygenic, transmissible, transmitted
 
 Antonyms: nonheritable, noninheritable
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Her"it*a*ble\, a. [OF. h['e]ritable. See {Heritage},
{Hereditable}.]
1. Capable of being inherited or of passing by inheritance;
   inheritable.

2. Capable of inheriting or receiving by inheritance.

         This son shall be legitimate and heritable. --Sir M.
                                               Hale.

{Heritable rights} (Scots Law), rights of the heir; rights to
   land or whatever may be intimately connected with land;
   realty. --Jacob (Law Dict.).

 

 

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