Another word for dictate
dictate decree impose ordain prescribeSearch Thesaurus
These verbs mean to set forth expressly and authoritatively: victors dictating the terms of surrender; martial law decreed by the governor; impose obedience; a separation seemingly ordained by fate; taxes prescribed by law.
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To set forth expressly and authoritatively:decree, fix, impose, lay down, ordain, prescribe. Idioms: call the shots (or tune), lay it on the line. See over
To command or issue commands in an arrogant manner:boss, dominate, domineer, order, rule, tyrannize. See over
An authoritative indication to be obeyed:behest, bidding, charge, command, commandment, direction, directive, injunction, instruction (often used in plural), mandate, order, word. See over, words
A code or set of codes governing action or procedure, for example:prescript, regulation, rubric, rule. See order