intestate definition

  • adjective:
    • Having made no legal will: an intestate parent.
    • maybe not removed by a legal will: intestate lands.
    • Without a legitimate will suggesting who to go out of one's estate to after demise.
    • perhaps not created or bequeathed; not discarded by will.
    • without made a legitimate might; without a will.
    • Not devised or bequeathed; not removed by will.
    • having made no legally valid will before demise or otherwise not disposed of by a legal will
  • noun:
    • person who dies without a legal might.
    • an individual who dies without making a valid will.
    • somebody who dies without making a legitimate might.
    • people dying without making a valid might, or leaving any property not effectually bequeathed.
  • others:
    • Having made no will, or no good might; having left residential property not effectually disposed of by will.
    • perhaps not disposed of by might; perhaps not legitimately devised or bequeathed: as, an intestate property.

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