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Definition 1: the act of proving that an instrument purporting to be a will was signed and executed in accord with legal requirements - [noun denoting act]

(probate is a kind of ...) the act of validating; finding or testing the truth of something

Definition 2: a judicial certificate saying that a will is genuine and conferring on the executors the power to administer the estate - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for probate in the sense of this definition

(probate is a kind of ...) a document attesting to the truth of certain stated facts

(probate belongs to category ...) the collection of rules imposed by authority

"civilization presupposes respect for the law" "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"

(probate is a kind of ...) declare or make legally valid

(probate belongs to category ...) the collection of rules imposed by authority

"civilization presupposes respect for the law" "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"

Definition 4: put a convicted person on probation by suspending his sentence - [verb of stative]

(probate is a kind of ...) hold back to a later time

"let's postpone the exam"

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