Canon synonyms

kăn'ən
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A statute or regulation governing the court process:
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A fundamental truth, law, doctrine, or motivating force, upon which others are based
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A standard, rule, or test on which a judgment or decision can be based.
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(Programming, uncountable) Instructions for a computer, written in a programming language; the input of a translator, an interpreter or a browser, namely: source code, machine code, bytecode.
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Accepted works
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The sum of the lifework of an artist, writer, or composer.
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Accepted works
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Accepted works
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Ability to have and use; mastery
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(Law) A formal statement initiating a lawsuit by specifying the facts and legal grounds for the relief sought; a complaint or petition.
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A statute, ordinance, or other rule enacted by a legislature.
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Any standard of valuation, comparison, judgment, etc.; criterion
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Any collection or book of writings sacred to a religion
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The body of written works of a language, period, or culture.
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An established principle or law of a science, art, etc.
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A complete (usually alphabetical) list of items.
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The word "constitution" comes from a Latin word meaning "an important law" and was generally declared by a Roman emperor, the highest authority in the land.
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Firmness of character or action; determination:
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An official order, edict, or decision, as of a church, government, court, etc.
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A statement of official government policy, especially in foreign affairs and military strategy.
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A doctrine or a corpus of doctrines relating to matters such as morality and faith, set forth in an authoritative manner by a religion.
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The definition of an edict is an order, declaration or command by someone in a position of power or authority.
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A considerable number; a long series:
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A precept; a succinct statement or observation of a rule of conduct or moral teaching.
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A hypothetical or stylized representation, as of an atom
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A rule or direction, as in technical matters
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A governmental order having the force of law.
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An object supported in an upright position, such as a lamp standard.
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A law passed by a legislative body and set forth in a formal document
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A principle, doctrine, or belief held as a truth, as by some group
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An organization founded to promote a cause:
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An authoritative command or order.
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Something that is prescribed; a rule, law, or direction:
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A long, deep, narrow valley with steep cliff walls, cut into the Earth by running water and often having a stream at the bottom.
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Euchologion; prayer book
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(Music) A fugal passage in a composition that is not a strict or complete fugue.
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(Judaism) A prayerbook for the holidays of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur.
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A metric verse (form), modeled after the rondeau, in two rhymes over seven lines, the first (in four syllables) being repeated as third and refrain (final one), each other line having eight syllables
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A Jewish prayer book for everyday use.
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