Inheritance vs Noninheritance - What's the difference?

inheritance | noninheritance |


As nouns the difference between inheritance and noninheritance

is that inheritance is the passing of title to an estate upon death while noninheritance is lack of inheritance; the state or condition of being noninherited.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

inheritance

Alternative forms

* enheritance (obsolete) * enheritaunce (obsolete) * inheritaunce (obsolete)

Noun

  • The passing of title to an estate upon death.
  • (lb) That which a person is entitled to inherit, by law or testament.
  • (lb) The biological attributes passed hereditarily from ancestors to their offspring.
  • In object-oriented programming, the mechanism whereby parts of a superclass are available to instances of its subclass.
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    noninheritance

    English

    Noun

    (-)
  • Lack of inheritance; the state or condition of being noninherited.