American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- v. To be inherent or innate.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To be in, as an accident is in a substance; be related as an accident to a substance, as the predicate of a proposition is related to its subject, or an adjective to its substantive.
- To dwell or exist as an element; have place as a quality or attribute; belong intrinsically; be innate or characteristic.
- v. To be inherent; to be an essential or intrinsic part of; to be fixed or permanently incorporated with something.
GNU Webster's 1913
- v. To be inherent; to stick (
in); to be fixed in or permanently incorporated with something; to cleave ( to); to belong, as attributes or qualities.
- v. be inherent in something
- From Latin inhaerēre, present active infinitive of inhaereō ("stick in, stick to, inhere to"), from in ("in") + haereō ("stick"); see hesitate. Compare adhere, cohere. (Wiktionary)
- Latin inhaerēre : in-, in; see in-2 + haerēre, to stick. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“The "substance" in which the qualities of the phenomenal world are thought to inhere is a concept emptied of all contents, and a word without a meaning.”
“To the Being — must we not think? — in Which, above all, such excellence seems to inhere, that is to the Soul of the Kosmos and to the Principle ruling within it, the”
“Man is learned or healthy in virtue of the accidental (qualifying) forms of learning or health that "inhere" in him.”
“In the wake of Pater's dictum and the gradual dissolution of established artistic practices toward the end of the 19th century - toward the "total work of art" Wagner sought in his operas - visual artists strove more and more to inhere the "condition of music" to their work.”
“SuperSkeptic: In practice, are express balancing tests always under-protective of the individual in the individual interest v. government interest context such that they should be avoided whenever possible because one will inhere in any courts analysis?”
“In practice, are express balancing tests always under-protective of the individual in the individual interest v. government interest context such that they should be avoided whenever possible because one will inhere in any courts analysis?”
“Denials of rights and freedoms that inhere in man's worth before God are not simply a crime against humanity; they are a sin against God.”
“But this book isn't about the disappointments that inhere in the traditional marriage plot.”
“Design can inhere in the environment and constraining conditions.”
“The potential for a better world may well inhere in healthier parent-child relations.”
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