transitive verb
pre·​state | \prēˈstāt\

Definition of prestate 

1 Roman & civil law : perform : furnish pursuant to an obligation : undertake

2 Roman & civil law : guarantee, indemnify

3 Roman & civil law : to support by oath

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History and Etymology for prestate

Latin praestatus, past participle of praestare to be responsible for, perform, pay, give

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