heir, heiress

heir, heiress
noun SUCCESSOR, next in line, inheritor, beneficiary, legatee; descendant, scion; Law devisee; English Law coparcener; Scottish Law heritor.

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  • Heir Presumptive — (oder heiress presumptive) ist die Bezeichnung für den (die) voraussichtliche(n) britischen Thronfolger(in) oder den (die) voraussichtliche(n) Erben (Erbin) eines Adelstitels, wenn die Möglichkeit besteht, dass diese(r) noch durch die Geburt… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • heir — c.1300, from Anglo Fr. heir, O.Fr. oir heir, successor, from L. heredem (nom. heres) heir, heiress (see HEREDITY (Cf. heredity)). Heir apparent (late 14c.) has the French order of noun adjective, though it was not originally so written in English …   Etymology dictionary

  • heir — I heir, heiress (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. legatee, inheritor, beneficiary. See possession, acquisition. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. scion, inheritor, heir presumptive, future possessor, legal heir, heir apparent, successor,… …   English dictionary for students

  • heiress — I heir, heiress (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. legatee, inheritor, beneficiary. See possession, acquisition. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. female inheritor, crown princess, inheritress, inheritrix, wealthy girl, debutante; see also heir …   English dictionary for students

  • heiress — index beneficiary, legatee Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 heiress …   Law dictionary

  • heir|ess — «AIR ihs», noun. 1. an heir who is a woman or girl: »His daughter was named in the will as his heiress. 2. a woman or girl inheriting great wealth: »an heiress to a great fortune …   Useful english dictionary

  • Heiress — Heir ess, n. A female heir. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Heiress (fragancia) — Heiress y Heir son fragancias de hombre y mujer de Parlux Fragrances, y son la tercera línea de fragancias aprobadas por Paris Hilton, seguida de Just Me y Can Can. Heires La fragancia para mujer posee una mezcla de fruta de la pasión, melocotón …   Wikipedia Español

  • heiress — 1650s, from HEIR (Cf. heir) + ESS (Cf. ess) …   Etymology dictionary

  • heir-portioner — heirˈ porˈtioner noun (Scots law) A joint heiress or her representative • • • Main Entry: ↑heir …   Useful english dictionary

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