ad·​i·​ate | \ ˈa-dē-ˌāt \
-ed/-ing/-s

Definition of adiate

Roman Dutch law
: to accept (an inheritance) as heir under a will, taking the liabilities and benefits of the estate

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First Known Use of adiate

1831, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for adiate

probably back-formation from adiation

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“Adiate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/adiate. Accessed 11 Aug. 2022.

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