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Antonyms for intestate

having made no legally valid will before death or not disposed of by a legal will

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The law, if he has died intestate, gives a third of his property to his widow, and divides the rest equally among his children.
It so happened that just at the time when we quarrelled our father died intestate.
Soon the careless nobleman forgot all about his former mistress and the child she had borne him; then, as we know, he died intestate.
Ralph, having died intestate, and having no relations but those with whom he had lived in such enmity, they would have become in legal course his heirs.
Huntingdon had died intestate or not; and I would sooner die than ask him, lest he should misconstrue into covetousness my desire to know.