Tuesday, June 17, 2003
Definitions for inhere
- 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.
To other critics, the problems of democracy inhere in the incapacity of democratic institutions.
Origin of inhere
Inhere is from Latin inhaerere, from in-, "in" + haerere, "to stick, to hang."