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Tuesday, June 17, 2003

Definitions for inhere

  1. To be inherent; to belong, as attributes or qualities.

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Citations for inhere
The authority that belongs to someone as former secretary of state does not inhere in the person, but in the relation between the person and his former office. , Washington Times
To other critics, the problems of democracy inhere in the incapacity of democratic institutions. John Mark Hansen, American Political Science Review
Origin of inhere
1580-1590
Inhere is from Latin inhaerere, from in-, "in" + haerere, "to stick, to hang."