|a.||1.||(Law) Having made and left a will; |
|n.||1.||(Law) One who leaves a valid will at death; a testate person.|
|Noun||1.||testate - a person who makes a will|
|Adj.||1.||testate - having made a legally valid will before death|
intestate - having made no legally valid will before death or not disposed of by a legal will; "he died intestate"; "intestate property"
TESTATE. One who dies having made a testament; a testator. This word is used in this sense, in the act of the legislature of Pennsylvania, entitled "An act relative to dower and for other purposes." Sect. 2, 5 Sm. Laws, 257.intestate, jurisprudence, law