verb (used with object), pro·bat·ed, pro·bat·ing.
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Origin of probate
OTHER WORDS FROM probateun·pro·bat·ed, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for probate
His wife, Anna Zubkova, is running as a Democrat for a probate judge seat in Plainfield, Conn.Awkward: This Democratic Judicial Candidate's Husband Is a White Supremacist|Gideon Resnick|August 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
On Feb. 1, 2008, a Los Angeles probate judge granted the conservatorship and issued a restraining order against Lutfi.Britney Spears Civil Trial Ends in Win for Singer and Her Family|Maria Elena Fernandez|November 2, 2012|DAILY BEAST
But the document couldn't be found, and so the old one was submitted for probate.The Crime of the French Caf and Other Stories|Nicholas Carter
Thursday was the day of their appointment with the probate judge.Clark's Field|Robert Herrick
He drew similar conclusions from the probate and inhabited house duty figures, and from several other sources.Contemporary Socialism|John Rae
The copy of the probate of the will he had in his pocket at that moment.Lady Anna|Anthony Trollope
The library is said to have been valued for probate at about £70,000.English Book Collectors|William Younger Fletcher
British Dictionary definitions for probate
- the official certificate stating a will to be genuine and conferring on the executors power to administer the estate
- the probate copy of a will