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1. probate

noun. ['ˈproʊˌbeɪt'] the act of proving that an instrument purporting to be a will was signed and executed in accord with legal requirements.

Synonyms

  • substantiation
  • proof

Antonyms

  • confront
  • attract
  • encourage

Etymology

  • probatus (Latin)

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How do you pronounce probate?

Pronounce probate as ˈproʊˌbeɪt.

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Example sentences of the word probate


1. Noun, singular or mass
Usually the probate file is opened in the state and county where a person lived just before he died.

2. Adjective
Legal guardianship of a minor child is normally established by a probate court.

3. Verb, base form
Your attorney should specialize in wills and probate so that he can offer you guidance through the probate process.

2. probate

noun. ['ˈproʊˌbeɪt'] a judicial certificate saying that a will is genuine and conferring on the executors the power to administer the estate.

Synonyms

  • credential
  • probate will
  • certificate
  • certification

Antonyms

  • stiffen
  • increase
  • unlisted security
  • listed security

Etymology

  • probatus (Latin)

3. probate

verb. ['ˈproʊˌbeɪt'] put a convicted person on probation by suspending his sentence.

Synonyms

  • table
  • hold over
  • put over
  • put off
  • remit
  • defer
  • shelve
  • prorogue
  • postpone

Antonyms

  • negate
  • strike down
  • quash
  • stet

Etymology

  • probatus (Latin)

4. probate

verb. ['ˈproʊˌbeɪt'] establish the legal validity of (wills and other documents).

Synonyms

  • formalize
  • validate

Antonyms

  • disenfranchisement
  • demonetization
  • weaken

Etymology

  • probatus (Latin)
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