Difference between prove and probate
- prove formally; demonstrate by a mathematical, formal proof
- provide evidence for
- cause to puff up with a leaven
- put to the test, as for its quality, or give experimental use to
- take a trial impression of
Mr Smith said the department's own funds, which have bankrolled major improvements in the naval service, had been well tapped and it was now time to explore new ways of funding.
A spokesman said: ‘Snow will continue through the day with a few dry interludes and it will slowly improve by the afternoon with snow turning more showery.’
Rob's strengths lay in absorbing the pressure and criticism, and in doing this well he more than proved himself courageous, gutsy and tough.
- establish the legal validity of (wills and other documents)
- put a convicted person on probation by suspending his sentence
- a judicial certificate saying that a will is genuine and conferring on the executors the power to administer the estate
- the act of proving that an instrument purporting to be a will was signed and executed in accord with legal requirements
A glance at any probate casebook will demonstrate how often solicitous distant relatives, keen to do fetching and carrying as well as to sort out troublesome financial affairs, show up in the declining years of lonely old people.
Will the bonds have to be probated along with the rest of my estate upon my death?
The will, probated in Sweden, survived the predictable contest from unhappy relatives, but there were other problems.