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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 ?
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.
"And you disinherit your granddaughter," continued the notary, "because she has contracted an engagement contrary to your wishes?"
It was not so much the conviction that she was disinherited that caused her grief, but her total inability to account for the feelings which had provoked her grandfather to such an act.
Once more you have forced me to disinherit you, you base son of a most noble father!
I'll disinherit her; I'll turn her out of doors, stark naked, without a farthing.
His suit of armour was formed of steel, richly inlaid with gold, and the device on his shield was a young oak-tree pulled up by the roots, with the Spanish word Desdichado, signifying Disinherited. He was mounted on a gallant black horse, and as he passed through the lists he gracefully saluted the Prince and the ladies by lowering his lance.
``I am fitter to meet death than thou art,'' answered the Disinherited Knight; for by this name the stranger had recorded himself in the books of the tourney.
Younger brothers are commonly fortunate, but seldom or never where the elder are disinherited.
Any one of these partners would have disinherited his son on the question of rebuilding Tellson's.
monseigneur, king of a people very humble, much disinherited; humble because they have no force save when creeping; disinherited, because never, almost never in this world, do my people reap the harvest they sow, nor eat the fruit they cultivate.
'Edward, my father had a son, who being a fool like you, and, like you, entertaining low and disobedient sentiments, he disinherited and cursed one morning after breakfast.
On the Tuesday I sent in the altered settlement, which practically disinherited the very persons whom Miss Fairlie's own lips had informed me she was most anxious to benefit.