Definition of disinherit verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

disinherit

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ˌdɪsɪnˈherɪt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌdɪsɪnˈherɪt//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they disinherit
BrE BrE//ˌdɪsɪnˈherɪt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌdɪsɪnˈherɪt//
 
he / she / it disinherits
BrE BrE//ˌdɪsɪnˈherɪts//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌdɪsɪnˈherɪts//
 
past simple disinherited
BrE BrE//ˌdɪsɪnˈherɪtɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌdɪsɪnˈherɪtɪd//
 
past participle disinherited
BrE BrE//ˌdɪsɪnˈherɪtɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌdɪsɪnˈherɪtɪd//
 
-ing form disinheriting
BrE BrE//ˌdɪsɪnˈherɪtɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌdɪsɪnˈherɪtɪŋ//
 
 
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disinherit somebody to prevent somebody, especially your son or daughter, from receiving your money or property after your death Are you worried that your father might disinherit you if you go off the tracks again? He threatened to disinherit his eldest son. compare inherit (1) Word Origin late Middle English (superseding earlier disherit): from dis- (expressing removal) + inherit in the obsolete sense ‘make someone an heir’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: disinherit