1. To take possession of as a right (especially in Biblical translations).
  2. To receive (property or a title etc), by legal succession or bequest after the previous owner's death.
  3. To receive a characteristic from one's ancestors by genetic transmission.
  4. To derive from people or conditions previously in force.
  5. To come into an inheritance.
  6. To derive (existing functionality) from a superclass.
  7. To derive a new class from (a superclass).
  8. To put in possession of.

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