What does heritable mean?

Definitions for heritableˈhɛr ɪ tə bəl

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word heritable.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. inheritable, heritable(adj)

    capable of being inherited

    "inheritable traits such as eye color"; "an inheritable title"


  1. heritable(Adjective)

    able to be inherited, passed from parents to their children

Webster Dictionary

  1. Heritable(adj)

    capable of being inherited or of passing by inheritance; inheritable

  2. Heritable(adj)

    capable of inheriting or receiving by inheritance

  3. Origin: [OF. hritable. See Heritage, Hereditable.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Heritable

    her′i-ta-bl, adj. that may be inherited.—n. Heritabil′ity.—adv. Her′itably.—n. Her′itor, in Scotland, a landholder in a parish.—Heritable property (Scots law), real property, as opposed to movable property or chattels; Heritable security, same as English mortgage. [O. Fr. heritable, hereditable-Low L. hereditabilis—L. hereditas.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of heritable in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of heritable in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Karoline Kuchenraecker:

    We know ovarian cancer is heritable to some extent.

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