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dis·in·her·it

 (dĭs′ĭn-hĕr′ĭt)
tr.v. dis·in·her·it·ed, dis·in·her·it·ing, dis·in·her·its
1. To exclude from inheritance or the right to inherit.
2. To deprive of a natural or established right or privilege.

dis′in·her′i·tance n.

disinherit

(ˌdɪsɪnˈhɛrɪt)
vb (tr)
1. (Law) law to deprive (an heir or next of kin) of inheritance or right to inherit
2. (Law) to deprive of a right or heritage
ˌdisinˈheritance n

dis•in•her•it

(ˌdɪs ɪnˈhɛr ɪt)

v.t.
1. to exclude (an heir) from inheritance.
2. to deprive of a heritage, country, right, privilege, etc.
[1525–35]
dis`in•her′i•tance, n.

disinherit


Past participle: disinherited
Gerund: disinheriting

Imperative
disinherit
disinherit
Present
I disinherit
you disinherit
he/she/it disinherits
we disinherit
you disinherit
they disinherit
Preterite
I disinherited
you disinherited
he/she/it disinherited
we disinherited
you disinherited
they disinherited
Present Continuous
I am disinheriting
you are disinheriting
he/she/it is disinheriting
we are disinheriting
you are disinheriting
they are disinheriting
Present Perfect
I have disinherited
you have disinherited
he/she/it has disinherited
we have disinherited
you have disinherited
they have disinherited
Past Continuous
I was disinheriting
you were disinheriting
he/she/it was disinheriting
we were disinheriting
you were disinheriting
they were disinheriting
Past Perfect
I had disinherited
you had disinherited
he/she/it had disinherited
we had disinherited
you had disinherited
they had disinherited
Future
I will disinherit
you will disinherit
he/she/it will disinherit
we will disinherit
you will disinherit
they will disinherit
Future Perfect
I will have disinherited
you will have disinherited
he/she/it will have disinherited
we will have disinherited
you will have disinherited
they will have disinherited
Future Continuous
I will be disinheriting
you will be disinheriting
he/she/it will be disinheriting
we will be disinheriting
you will be disinheriting
they will be disinheriting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been disinheriting
you have been disinheriting
he/she/it has been disinheriting
we have been disinheriting
you have been disinheriting
they have been disinheriting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been disinheriting
you will have been disinheriting
he/she/it will have been disinheriting
we will have been disinheriting
you will have been disinheriting
they will have been disinheriting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been disinheriting
you had been disinheriting
he/she/it had been disinheriting
we had been disinheriting
you had been disinheriting
they had been disinheriting
Conditional
I would disinherit
you would disinherit
he/she/it would disinherit
we would disinherit
you would disinherit
they would disinherit
Past Conditional
I would have disinherited
you would have disinherited
he/she/it would have disinherited
we would have disinherited
you would have disinherited
they would have disinherited
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.disinherit - prevent deliberately (as by making a will) from inheriting
deprive - keep from having, keeping, or obtaining
bequeath, will, leave - leave or give by will after one's death; "My aunt bequeathed me all her jewelry"; "My grandfather left me his entire estate"

disinherit

verb (Law) cut off, dispossess, disown, cut off without a penny He threatened to disinherit her if she did not end the relationship.
Translations
vydědit

disinherit

[ˈdɪsɪnˈherɪt] VTdesheredar

disinherit

[ˌdɪsɪnˈhɛrɪt] vt [+ person, family] → déshériter

disinherit

vtenterben

disinherit

[ˈdɪsɪnˈhɛrɪt] vtdiseredare
References in classic literature ?
He had been on the verge of marrying her once, only "the guv'ner" had sworn to disinherit him, and had presented him with a sum that would stagger the imagination, and that had staggered the virtue of "Little Bright-Eyes.
Once more you have forced me to disinherit you, you base son of a most noble father
In this respect the House was much on a par with the Country; which did very often disinherit its sons for suggesting improvements in laws and customs that had long been highly objectionable, but were only the more respectable.
Petersburg again, since everything there was horrible, and he had to entertain a worthless nephew whom he had sworn to disinherit in favour of a legal heir; and, finally, that it was to obtain such a legal heir that he was seeking my hand in marriage.
She could manage to help her boy get what he wanted out of life without his having to pay such a terrible price as, the mine on one hand, and his father's displeasure on the other, might exact, for she knew that if he persisted too long, the break with Martin could never be bridged and that in the end his father would evoke the full powers of the law to disinherit him and tie her own hands as completely as possible in that direction.
And you shall marry an officer in the Guards, with a beautiful moustache: the son of a marquis, who will disinherit him for marrying you, but will relent when he sees your beauty and goodness--
I'll disinherit her; I'll turn her out of doors, stark naked, without a farthing.
A threat on your part that you would disinherit him in case of disobedience would only be followed by resistance on his.
But after twenty- one years the defendant's wife died, and he very soon afterwards, at the age of seventy-eight, married a very young woman: which caused some anxiety to his two sons, whose poignant expressions of this feeling so exasperated their father, that he in his resentment executed a will to disinherit his eldest son, and in his fit of anger showed it to his second son, who instantly determined to get at it, and destroy it, in order to preserve the property to his brother.
I tell you,' returned the other with an increased earnestness, which, whether it were real or assumed, had the same effect on his companion, 'that he lives for her, that his whole energies and thoughts are bound up in her, that he would no more disinherit her for an act of disobedience than he would take me into his favour again for any act of obedience or virtue that I could possibly be guilty of.
a fashion among celebrities to disinherit their children, with singer Sting becoming the children, with singer Sting becoming the latest in a line of stars to cut off their kids.
I enjoyed most A Tale of Two Poets about Elizabeth Barrett and Robert Browning who meet because of their shared love of poetry and who face the obstacles of her illness; her father who threatened to disinherit her and her brother who believed Browning was a gold digger.