Type: adjective

Definitions: (adjective) If something is inherent, it is a part of something that is natural and cannot be separated from it.

Examples: (adjective) Everybody understands the inherent value of education. (adjective) There may be problems inherent in hiring part-time staff.

Synonyms: adjectives: essential, fundamental, intrinsic.

Academic Word List Sublist and Group: 9 E