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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.


(foll by: in) to be an inseparable part (of)
[C16: from Latin inhaerēre to stick in, from haerēre to stick]



v.i. -hered, -her•ing.
to be inherent.
[1580–90; < Latin inhaerēre to remain attached =in- in-2 + haerēre to stick]


Past participle: inhered
Gerund: inhering

I inhere
you inhere
he/she/it inheres
we inhere
you inhere
they inhere
I inhered
you inhered
he/she/it inhered
we inhered
you inhered
they inhered
Present Continuous
I am inhering
you are inhering
he/she/it is inhering
we are inhering
you are inhering
they are inhering
Present Perfect
I have inhered
you have inhered
he/she/it has inhered
we have inhered
you have inhered
they have inhered
Past Continuous
I was inhering
you were inhering
he/she/it was inhering
we were inhering
you were inhering
they were inhering
Past Perfect
I had inhered
you had inhered
he/she/it had inhered
we had inhered
you had inhered
they had inhered
I will inhere
you will inhere
he/she/it will inhere
we will inhere
you will inhere
they will inhere
Future Perfect
I will have inhered
you will have inhered
he/she/it will have inhered
we will have inhered
you will have inhered
they will have inhered
Future Continuous
I will be inhering
you will be inhering
he/she/it will be inhering
we will be inhering
you will be inhering
they will be inhering
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been inhering
you have been inhering
he/she/it has been inhering
we have been inhering
you have been inhering
they have been inhering
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been inhering
you will have been inhering
he/she/it will have been inhering
we will have been inhering
you will have been inhering
they will have been inhering
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been inhering
you had been inhering
he/she/it had been inhering
we had been inhering
you had been inhering
they had been inhering
I would inhere
you would inhere
he/she/it would inhere
we would inhere
you would inhere
they would inhere
Past Conditional
I would have inhered
you would have inhered
he/she/it would have inhered
we would have inhered
you would have inhered
they would have inhered
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.inhere - be inherent in something
belong to, belong - be a part or adjunct; "the uniform looks like it belonged to a museum collection"; "These pages don't belong"


To have an inherent basis:


[ɪnˈhɪəʳ] VI (frm) → ser inherente (in a)


vi to inhere in somethingeiner Sache (dat)innewohnen
References in classic literature ?
This was the first fruits and the last of my reading of Dante, in verse, and it was not so like Dante as I would have liked to make it; but Dante is not easy to imitate; he is too unconscious, and too single, too bent upon saying the thing that is in him, with whatever beauty inheres in it, to put on the graces that others may catch.
A ghost never comes naked: he appears either in a winding-sheet or "in his habit as he lived." To believe in him, then, is to believe that not only have the dead the power to make themselves visible after there is nothing left of them, but that the same power inheres in textile fabrics.
They come of no accident of character, but inhere in the divine order and constitution of things."
How much, therefore, of herself must inhere in a garment so confidential as a petticoat, or so close and constant a companion as a stocking!
Consumed by the din and clamour of politics, Nigerians often require an extraordinary act to remind them, not only of the basic goodness that inheres in the majority of their compatriots, but of the fact that ethno-religious divisions, while real, are all too often susceptible to being overblown.
The principal importance of the rodents nevertheless inheres in the role they play in ecosystems almost all over the world.
But since gender inheres in the Serbian verb form, reading this deft translation means recognizing the speaker from narrative clues.
This is the quality that inheres in the citizens of a state so that they wish the good for their fellow citizens for their own sake and for the sake of the entire political body.
The paintings are genuinely strange, but the strangeness inheres not so much in their imagery as in its technical execution.
Uncertainty enables a unique kind of literary ethics, "reducible neither to moral theme, authorial worldview, nor character action; it inheres rather in the rhythms of formal relation we undergo as we read over time" (28).
The practice of owning "public things" such as mineral and forest resource, historical monuments, et al, emerged in part as a response to the development of pure private property rights in the West and attempted to reconcile the public and private spheres by understanding that certain public interest inheres in most privately owned entities of such kind.
"The difficulty in doing so inheres in the fact that a specific trade may be either permissible or impermissible depending on the context and circumstances within which that trade is made," he explained.