Origin of intestate
Words nearby intestate
How to use intestate in a sentence
If a man die intestate, having no natural heirs, his property shall pass to the nearest agnate.The Two Great Republics: Rome and the United States|James Hamilton Lewis
When a father dies intestate, his property is equally divided among his children, without respect to sex or seniority.
He held that the children took the same shares as if their father died intestate.The Curiosities and Law of Wills|John Proffatt
You'll see he will die intestate, and everything will go to Harry.
Everything except in name was hers already—if Dick had died intestate.
British Dictionary definitions for intestate
- (of a person) not having made a will
- (of property) not disposed of by will