(Here*aft"er*ward) adv. Hereafter. [Obs.]

Thou shalt hereafterward . . . come.

(Here-at") adv. At, or by reason of, this; as, he was offended hereat. Hooker.

(Here*by") adv.

1. By means of this.

And hereby we do know that we know him.
1 John ii. 3.

2. Close by; very near. [Obs.] Shak.

(He*red`i*ta*bil"i*ty) n. State of being hereditable. Brydges.

(He*red"i*ta*ble) a. [LL. hereditabilis, fr. hereditare to inherit, fr. L. hereditas heirship inheritance, heres heir: cf. OF. hereditable. See Heir, and cf. Heritable.]

1. Capable of being inherited. See Inheritable. Locke.

2. Qualified to inherit; capable of inheriting.

(He*red"i*ta*bly), adv. By inheritance. W. Tooke.

(Her`e*dit"a*ment) n. [LL. hereditamentum. See Hereditable.] (Law) Any species of property that may be inherited; lands, tenements, anything corporeal or incorporeal, real, personal, or mixed, that may descend to an heir. Blackstone.

A corporeal hereditament is visible and tangible; an incorporeal hereditament is not in itself visible or tangible, being an hereditary right, interest, or obligation, as duty to pay rent, or a right of way.

(He*red"i*ta*ri*ly) adv. By inheritance; in an hereditary manner. Pope.

(He*red"i*ta*ry) a. [L. hereditarius, fr. hereditas heirship, inheritance, fr. heres heir: cf. F. héréditaire. See Heir.]

1. Descended, or capable of descending, from an ancestor to an heir at law; received or passing by inheritance, or that must pass by inheritance; as, an hereditary estate or crown.

2. Transmitted, or capable of being transmitted, as a constitutional quality or condition from a parent to a child; as, hereditary pride, bravery, disease.

Syn. — Ancestral; patrimonial; inheritable.

(He*red"i*ty) n. [L. hereditas heirship.] (Biol.) Hereditary transmission of the physical and psychical qualities of parents to their offspring; the biological law by which living beings tend to repeat their characteristics in their descendants. See Pangenesis.

(Her"e*ford) n. One of a breed of cattle originating in Herefordshire, England. The Herefords are good working animals, and their beef-producing quality is excellent.

(Here"hence`) adv. From hence. [Obs.]

(Here*in") adv. [AS. hrinne.] In this.

Herein is my Father glorified, that ye bear much fruit.
John xv. 8.

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