inherence

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in·here

 (ĭn-hîr′)
intr.v. in·hered, in·her·ing, in·heres
To be inherent or innate.

[Latin inhaerēre : in-, in; see in-2 + haerēre, to stick.]

in·her′ence (-hîr′əns, -hĕr′-), in·her′en·cy n.
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inherence

(ɪnˈhɪərəns; -ˈhɛr-) or

inherency

n
1. the state or condition of being inherent
2. (Philosophy) metaphysics the relation of attributes, elements, etc, to the subject of which they are predicated, esp if they are its essential constituents
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in•her•ence

(ɪnˈhɪər əns, -ˈhɛr-)

n.
the state or fact of inhering or being inherent.
[1570–80; < Medieval Latin]
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Noun1.inherence - the state of inhering; the state of being a fixed characteristic; "the inherence of polysemy in human language"
presence - the state of being present; current existence; "he tested for the presence of radon"
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References in periodicals archive ?
Modes are also defined in terms of an inherence relation: "By mode I understand the affections of a substance, or that which is in another through which it is also conceived" (1d5).
1d5 suggests that inhering in is closely related to being an affection of Since, in medieval and modern philosophy, the term 'affection' is commonly used to refer to the properties of things, it would be natural to read the inherence relation as closely related to, if not identical to, predication.
54-5).(7) The soul-body inherence relation is thus not many-one but one-one, since one soul can have a variety of operations, some of which are more noble than others.