noun. ['ˈmædʒəˌstreɪt, ˈmædʒɪˌstreɪt'] a lay judge or civil authority who administers the law (especially one who conducts a court dealing with minor offenses).
- stipendiary magistrate
Words that Rhyme with Magistrate
Example sentences of the word magistrate
1. Noun, singular or mass
Wait for the forms to be reviewed by the clerk of court or court magistrate.
Landlords may then file an eviction lawsuit in Missouri's magistrate court.
3. Verb, base form
A divorce decree is a formal order from a judge or magistrate ordering termination of a marriage.