Definition of "disinherit"
  1. A deliberate act to prevent someone, usually a close family member, from receiving inheritance via a provision in a will. Despite this, most states restrict the complete disinheritance of a spouse
How to use "disinherit" in a sentence
  1. Upon reevaluation of his will, he chose to disinherit his estranged son.
  2. Even though he's been disinherited, as a spouse, she's still entitled to a part of the estate.
  3. To ensure her assets are distributed as she wishes, she may choose to disinherit her grandchild.

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