• Surrogate Definition & Synonyms
- (n.) The deputy of an ecclesiastical judge, most commonly of a bishop or his chancellor, especially a deputy who grants marriage licenses.
- (v. t.) To put in the place of another; to substitute.
- (n.) In some States of the United States, an officer who presides over the probate of wills and testaments and yield the settlement of estates.
- (n.) A deputy; a delegate; a substitute.
• Surrogateship Definition & Synonyms
- (n.) The office of a surrogate.