probate: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (prō'bāt), [key]
— n., adj., v., -bat•ed, -bat•ing.
- the official proving of a will as authentic or valid in a probate court.
- an officially certified copy of a will so proved.
- of or pertaining to probate or a probate court.
- to establish the authenticity or validity of (a will).
- to put (an offender) on probation.
- probate (Thesaurus)