Synonyms of hereditary in English:

hereditary


See US English definition of hereditary

See UK English definition of hereditary

See Spanish definition of hereditario

adjective

1‘in the past, the aristocracy had a hereditary right to elect the king’

SYNONYMS
inherited, obtained by inheritance
bequeathed, willed, handed-down, passed-down, passed-on, transferred, transmitted
ancestral, family, familial
rare lineal

2‘cystic fibrosis is our most common fatal hereditary disease’

SYNONYMS
genetic, genetical, congenital, inborn, inherent, inherited, inbred, innate, in the family, in the blood, in the genes