Definitions of "heir"
  1. A person eligible to receive ownership of assets after the current proprietor passes away
  2. An individual who by legal process acquires property, particularly real estate, when a person dies without a legally recognized will
  3. An individual who acquires the assets and property of a deceased person by will or through legal procedures
How to use "heir" in a sentence
  1. Upon the death of the landlord, the heir took over the management of the estate.
  2. If you die without a will, your property will be distributed to your nearest heir according to state laws.
  3. The will stated that all the deceased's assets should be transferred to the designated heir.

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