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English noun: probate

1. probate (communication) a judicial certificate saying that a will is genuine and conferring on the executors the power to administer the estate


Synonymsprobate will


Broader (hypernym)certificate, certification, credential, credentials


Domain categoryjurisprudence, law

2. probate (act) the act of proving that an instrument purporting to be a will was signed and executed in accord with legal requirements


Broader (hypernym)proof, substantiation, validation


English verb: probate

1. probate (stative) put a convicted person on probation by suspending his sentence


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)defer, hold over, postpone, prorogue, put off, put over, remit, set back, shelve, table

2. probate (social) establish the legal validity of (wills and other documents)


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)formalise, formalize, validate


Domain categoryjurisprudence, law









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