Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Serving for trial; being a proof or test.
  • Pertaining to or serving for proof.
  • noun A house for novices.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Serving for trial; probationary.
  • adjective Pertaining to, or serving for, proof.
  • adjective (Law) a time for taking testimony.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Serving for trial; probationary.
  • adjective Relating to, or serving for, proof.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective tending to prove a particular proposition or to persuade you of the truth of an allegation

Etymologies

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Compare French probatoire.

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