Meaning of adiate in English:

adiate

Pronunciation /ˈadɪeɪt/

verb

South African Law
  • In Roman-Dutch law: to accept (an inheritance) as an heir or (in South Africa) a beneficiary of a will.

Origin

Mid 19th century. Irregularly from classical Latin adīre to approach, to come into (an inheritance) + -ate, apparently after Dutch †adiëren, itself originally formed after aditie.