Synonyms of probate


1. probate, probate will, certificate, certification, credential, credentials

usage: a judicial certificate saying that a will is genuine and conferring on the executors the power to administer the estate

2. probate, validation, proof, substantiation

usage: the act of proving that an instrument purporting to be a will was signed and executed in accord with legal requirements


1. probate, postpone, prorogue, hold over, put over, table, shelve, set back, defer, remit, put off

usage: put a convicted person on probation by suspending his sentence

2. probate, validate, formalize, formalise

usage: establish the legal validity of (wills and other documents)

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Definition and meaning of probate (Dictionary)