disinherit definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • To exclude from inheritance or the directly to inherit.
    • To deprive of an all-natural or founded right or privilege.
    • To cut off from an inheritance or from genetic succession; to stop, as an heir, from getting into ownership of any property or right, which, by law or customized, would devolve on him throughout lineage.
    • To deprive of heritage; to dispossess.
    • To exclude from inheritance and/or to inherit.
    • To deprive of an all natural or established right or privilege.
    • To cut-off from an inheritance or from hereditary succession; to prevent, as an heir, from coming into ownership of any residential property or right, which, by-law or customized, would devolve on him in the course of descent.
    • To rob of history; to dispossess.
  • verb:
    • To exclude from inheritance; to disown.
    • prevent intentionally (as by simply making a will) from inheriting
    • To exclude from inheritance; to disown.
    • prevent deliberately (as through a will) from inheriting
  • others:
    • To rob of an inheritance or associated with the straight to inherit; avoid, as an heir, from entering possession of residential property or right which by-law or customized would devolve on him for the duration of lineage, as by a bad will or any other work of alienation, or by right of conquest.
    • To rob of an inheritance or regarding the straight to inherit; avoid, as an heir, from entering possession of property or right which legally or customized would devolve on him throughout descent, as by a bad will or any other work of alienation, or by right of conquest.

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