Definition of inherence in US English:



  • See inherent

    • ‘The transformation of the mind through the inherence of a form is not necessarily the same as the mind's possession of a concept.’
    • ‘It would be decisive only if existence were an accident of individuals, only if its relation to individuals were what Aristotle would call one of inherence.’
    • ‘There is, after all, a tendency to interpret his position as being an advocation of simple, spontaneous relations, and a nostalgic desire for some primordial inherence in Being.’
    • ‘At the same time, he underlined the frame's evident inherence in the language of photographic pictures.’
    • ‘The origin of this criticism is affirmative: it is because Pope believed unshakably in the inherence of truth in nature, that he could express so negatively his anxiety at seeing it debased.’