transitive verb

Roman & civil law : perform : furnish pursuant to an obligation : undertake
Roman & civil law : guarantee, indemnify
Roman & civil law : to support by oath

Word History


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

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“Prestate.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Jul. 2024.

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