Heir in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Heir

(transitive, intransitive) To inherit. | Someone who inherits, or is designated to inherit, the property of another. | One who inherits, or has been designated to inherit, a hereditary title or office.

Short Example Sentence for Heir

  • 1. Here sleeps an heir of glory. 🔊
  • 2. Of the heir he only uttered a significant hum! 🔊
  • 3. Was George heir after all? 🔊
  • 4. And who was the predestined heir of that Majesty? 🔊
  • 5. Edwith died and Oswald became heir to the throne. 🔊
  • 6. All to his heir resigning, Except his cup of gold. 🔊
  • 7. The latter was made his heir by Samuel Pepys. 🔊
  • 8. But their heir comes into the world poorer than the lowest savage. 🔊
  • 9. No harm, when but for you, he would have been the heir to house and land! 🔊
  • 10. Augustus was nephew to the earl of Osselstone, and heir to his title. 🔊
  • 11. My brother Augustus is now the next heir to the family title and estates. 🔊
  • 12. Followed by Kakusuke, his worthy son and heir sprang in pursuit. 🔊
  • 13. He was well dressed, and James knew him as the nephew and heir of the squire. 🔊
  • 14. And fall heir to a blood-feud with every second man I chance upon! 🔊

How to use Heir in a Sentence?

  • 1. All that was known was that the heir to the throne had mysteriously disappeared. 🔊
  • 2. There is not one ill which flesh is heir to, which this race original cannot kill or cure. 🔊
  • 3. But it was not thus that the nephew and heir of the nabob of Frisco was to travel. 🔊
  • 4. But a numerous army, led by Gavah in search of the true heir to the throne, now came in sight. 🔊
  • 5. Near Exeter, in this land, dwelt an aged king who had for his heir a daughter called Guillardun. 🔊
  • 6. In the preceding winter there had been deaths more or less frequent from such ills as flesh is heir to. 🔊
  • 7. This was a great grief to him, especially when he remembered that on his death there would be no heir to inherit the kingdom. 🔊
  • 8. For a Son of this World, and an heir to the King Who rules over man, is this beautiful Spring! 🔊
  • 9. Madame du Deffand was only dissuaded from making him her heir by his threat that if she did so he would never visit her again. 🔊
  • 10. Cavander was delighted beyond words when he heard that the heir to Phoride had successfully reacquired his own estate. 🔊
  • 11. He is now steadily stepping forth into the world as ruler of himself, the creator of his own government, the heir and sovereign of the world. 🔊
  • 12. The spiriting away of the heir would thus leave the field open for the cherished plans and hopes of Delilah. 🔊
  • 13. They are a family to which a destiny attaches, and the Banshee has sworn that a male heir shall never be wanting. 🔊
  • 14. Without fortune is that Inosuke, heir of the master, such object of delight to bring him to maturity. 🔊
  • 15. In the latter case they had more power and less responsibility; the latter falling on the heir and successor, perhaps still a mere child. 🔊
  • 16. My father, in wild grief at the loss of his then only son, and heir to the title, gathered all the servants and hurried to the spot. 🔊
  • 17. It is true, that Jacob was made the special heir to his father; but did he thereby inherit eternal life? 🔊
  • 18. In France the bearing of the dolphin was exclusively restricted to the Dauphin or heir to the throne of the kingdom. 🔊
  • 19. The heir of Pengersick, however, had no desire to fall in with the plans of his father and the wishes of the elderly spinster. 🔊
  • 20. It is restful, though, after dragging one's weary feet down to the 'phone to hear something beside all the ills that flesh is heir to. 🔊
  • 21. Mr. Long broke out into wrathful indignation, but the young heir kept silence, only smiling bitterly. 🔊
  • 22. Of course, I shall see that, although he can no longer be regarded as my heir here, he shall be well provided for. 🔊
  • 23. The Marquis was overjoyed at having restored to the illustrious house of Moncade the heir of its greatness, and of its magnificent domains. 🔊
  • 24. He was more like a man whose only son and heir had been stolen, than an Anglo-Indian officer who had lost a poodle. 🔊
  • 25. London stories are racy of London; they reflect its life in every age; and the London child is heir to them all. 🔊