Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun heritage

4 senses of heritage

Sense 1
heritage -- (practices that are handed down from the past by tradition; "a heritage of freedom")
       => practice -- (knowledge of how something is usually done; "it is not the local practice to wear shorts to dinner")

Sense 2
inheritance, heritage -- (any attribute or immaterial possession that is inherited from ancestors; "my only inheritance was my mother's blessing"; "the world's heritage of knowledge")
       => attribute -- (an abstraction belonging to or characteristic of an entity)

Sense 3
inheritance, heritage -- (that which is inherited; a title or property or estate that passes by law to the heir on the death of the owner)
       => transferred property, transferred possession -- (a possession whose ownership changes or lapses)

Sense 4
inheritance, heritage -- (hereditary succession to a title or an office or property)
       => acquisition -- (the act of contracting or assuming or acquiring possession of something; "the acquisition of wealth"; "the acquisition of one company by another")

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