Learner's definition of INHERIT
to receive (money, property, etc.) from someone when that person dies
to have (a characteristic, disease, etc.) because of the genes that you get from your parents when you are born
to get (a personal quality, interest, etc.) because of the influence or example of your parents or other relatives
to receive (something) from someone who had it previously
to have to deal with (a situation, problem, etc.) when you take a job or position that someone else had before you
The company's new president will inherit some complicated legal problems.
When the coach quit, her assistant inherited a last-place team.