Synonyms of decree
1 lawDictionary • He issued a decree ordering all unofficial armed groups to disband.
law • The law was passed on a second vote.
order • They were arrested and executed on the orders of Stalin.
act • an Act of Parliament
command • The tanker failed to respond to a command to stop.
regulation • new safety regulations
mandate • The union already has a mandate to ballot for a strike.
canon • These measures offended all the accepted canons of political economy.
statute • a new statute to take in both pay and discrimination laws
ordinance • ordinances that restrict building development
proclamation • A formal proclamation of independence was issued eight days ago.
enactment • enactments which empowered the court to require security to be given
edict • In 1741 Catherine the Great issued an edict of toleration for Buddhism.
dictum • his dictum that the priority of the government must be the health of the people
precept • the precepts of Buddhism
2 judgmentDictionary • court decrees relating to marital property
judgment • The Court is expected to give its judgment within the next ten days.
finding • He said we should accept the findings of the court.
result • They were surprised by the result of their trials.
ruling • He tried to have the court ruling overturned.
decision • The judge's decision was greeted with dismay.
conclusion • We came to the conclusion that it was too difficult to combine the two techniques.
verdict • The jury returned a unanimous guilty verdict.
arbitration • The matter is likely to go to arbitration.
orderDictionary • He got the two men off the hook by decreeing a general amnesty.
order • The President has ordered a full investigation.
rule • The court ruled that laws passed by the assembly remained valid.
command • He commanded his troops to attack.
decide • This is a question that should be decided by government.
demand • She demanded an immediate apology.
determine • What determines whether you are a success or a failure?
dictate • Circumstances dictated that they played a defensive game.
prescribe • The judge said he was passing the sentence prescribed by law.
pronounce • A specialist has pronounced him fully fit.
enact • The bill would be submitted for discussion before being enacted as law.
ordain (formal) • He ordained that women should be veiled in public.
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actAn Act is a law passed by the government.
• an Act of Parliament
arbitrationArbitration is the judging of a dispute between people or groups by someone who is not involved.
• The matter is likely to go to arbitration.
• These measures offended all the accepted canons of political economy.
Thesaurus for decree from the Collins English Thesaurus