HyperDic: probate

English > 4 senses of the word probate:
NOUNcommunicationprobate, probate willa judicial certificate saying that a will is genuine and conferring on the executors the power to administer the estate
actprobatethe act of proving that an instrument purporting to be a will was signed and executed in accord / accord with legal requirements
VERBstativeprobateput a convicted person on probation by suspending his sentence
socialprobateestablish the legal validity of (wills and other documents)
probate > pronunciation
Soundsprow'bey.t
Rhymesabate ... welterweight: 559 rhymes with eyt...
English > probate: 4 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningA judicial certificate saying that a will is genuine and conferring on the executors the power to administer the estate.
Synonymprobate will
Categorylaw, jurisprudenceThe collection of rules imposed by authority
Broadercertificate, certification, credential, credentialsA document attesting to the truth of certain stated facts
Verbsprobateestablish the legal validity of (wills and other documents)
English > probate: 4 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe act of proving that an instrument purporting to be a will was signed and executed in accord / accord with legal requirements.
Broadervalidation, proof, substantiationThe act of validating
Verbsprobateestablish the legal validity of (wills and other documents)
English > probate: 4 senses > verb 1, stative
Meaningput a convicted person on probation by suspending his sentence.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Broaderpostpone, prorogue, hold over, put over, table, shelve, set back, defer, remit, put offhold back to a later time
Nounsprobation(law) a way of dealing with offenders without imprisoning them
probationa trial period during which an offender has time to redeem himself or herself
English > probate: 4 senses > verb 2, social
MeaningEstablish the legal validity of (wills and other documents) .
PatternSomebody ----s something
Categorylaw, jurisprudenceThe collection of rules imposed by authority
Broadervalidate, formalize, formalisedeclare or make legally valid
Spanishlegalizar
Adjectivesprobativetending to prove a particular proposition or to persuade you of the truth of an allegation
Nounsprobatethe act of proving that an instrument purporting to be a will was signed and executed in accord / accord with legal requirements
probatea judicial certificate saying that a will is genuine and conferring on the executors the power to administer the estate

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