heredar
transitive verb
1. (to receive goods or land) 
Juan heredó la casa de su abuela cuando ella murió.John inherited his grandmother's house when she died.
2. (to receive traits or hobbies) 
Mi hija heredó los ojos de su abuelo.My daughter inherited her grandfather's eyes.
3. (to be left with) 
Su partido heredó del anterior gobierno un país en bancarrota.Her party inherited a bankrupt country from the previous government.
4. (to get second-hand things) 
El pequeño heredaba la ropa y los libros de su hermano mayor.The little one inherited his big brother's clothes and books.
5. (to give to successor) (Latin America) 
a. to leave 
Mi tío le heredó todos sus libros a su hijo mayor.My uncle left all his books to his oldest son.
heredar
transitive verb
1. (recibir) 
a. to inherit 
heredó el abrigo de su hermanoshe inherited the coat from her brother
un problema heredado del gobierno anteriora problem inherited from the previous government
ha heredado la nariz de su madrehe has his mother's nose
2. (legar; dinero) (Mexico) 
a. to bequeath 
su madre le ha heredado la narizhe has his mother's nose
heredar
transitive verb
1 [+dinero, tradición, problema] to inherit
heredó un título nobiliario he inherited a title; ha heredado las deudas de su padre he has inherited his father's debts
han heredado los problemas creados por los conservadores hemos heredado la pesada burocracia del sistema comunista
el rey heredó el trono en 1865 the king succeeded to the throne in 1865
2 [+rasgo] to inherit
ha heredado el pelo rubio de su madre he's inherited his mother's blond hair; he gets his blond hair from his mother
heredó la honestidad de su familia paterna ha heredado el carácter feliz de su abuela
3 [+ropa, libros] to inherit
los libros de texto que he heredado de mi hermano the textbooks I inherited from my brother; siempre hereda la ropa de su hermana mayor her clothes are always handed down from her elder sister
4 [+persona] to name as one's heir
5 (Latinoamérica) (legar) to leave; bequeath
Examples
Verb Conjugations for heredar
Gerund: heredando
Participle: heredado
Indicative
PresentPreteriteImperfectConditionalFuture
yoheredoheredéheredabaheredaríaheredaré
heredasheredasteheredabasheredaríasheredarás
él/ella/Ud.heredaheredóheredabaheredaríaheredará
nosotrosheredamosheredamosheredábamosheredaríamosheredaremos
vosotrosheredáisheredasteisheredabaisheredaríaisheredaréis
ellos/ellas/Uds.heredanheredaronheredabanheredaríanheredarán
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