verb (used without object), in·hered, in·her·ing.
to exist permanently and inseparably in, as a quality, attribute, or element; belong intrinsically; be inherent
: the advantages that inhere in a democratic system.
Origin: 1580–90; Related forms
< Latin inhaerēre,
equivalent to in- in-2
pre·in·here, verb (used without object), pre·in·hered, pre·in·her·ing.
Can be confused: inhere, inure