Definition of Inherence

1. Noun. The state of inhering; the state of being a fixed characteristic. "The inherence of polysemy in human language"

Exact synonyms: Inherency
Generic synonyms: Presence
Derivative terms: Inhere, Inherent



Definition of Inherence

1. n. The state of inhering; permanent existence in something; innateness; inseparable and essential connection.

Definition of Inherence

1. Noun. The state of being inherent or permanently present ''in'' something; indwelling. ¹

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Definition of Inherence

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Inherence

inhausted
inhausts
inhearse
inhearsed
inhearses
inhearsing
inheart
inheld
inherce
inherced
inherces
inhercing
inhere
inhere in
inhered
inherence (current term)
inherences
inherencies
inherency
inherent
inherent aptitude
inherent power
inherent powers
inherently
inheres
inhering
inherit
inheritability
inheritable
inheritableness

Literary usage of Inherence

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1. The Metaphysics of the School by Thomas Harper (1881)
"The causality of quantity is its actual inherence in its Subject. DECLARATION OF THE PROPOSITION. As has been already remarked, there is something peculiar ..."

2. The Legal Nature of Corporations by Ernst Freund (1897)
"Effect of Representative Action: (b] The Objective Determination of the inherence of Rights.—The element of differentiation is accompanied by another ..."

3. Autology: An Inductive System of Mental Science; Whose Centre is the Will by David Henry Hamilton (1873)
"This holding of the properties of matter in inherence is a function of the substance that so holds them. How then, we might ask, can this force be the ..."

4. The Student's Handbook of Philosophy: Psychology by Benjamin Franklin Cocker (1882)
"(2) Necessary relations are (A) relations of total Identity and absolute Equality; (n) correlations—inherence, Causality, and Polarity. ..."

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