Decree Synonyms

dĭ-krē'

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Synonyms for Decree

The prescribed form or customary procedure, as in a meeting or court of law:
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Any command or order
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Ordain is defined as to give someone religious authority, or to order or decree.
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To indicate the pronunciation of (a word) with symbols
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That which is held to be a decree of fate or of a deity
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An order issued by legal authority, traditionally beginning with the word fiat (“let it be done”); decree
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To settle conclusively all contention or uncertainty about:
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To render a judicial decision or judgment concerning a disputed subject that is before the court. For example, a court may adjudge that a defendant is obligated to pay the damages sought by the plaintiff.
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Something that is prescribed; a rule, law, or direction:
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The definition of announce means to make something publicly known.
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Power of control, direction or disposal; mastery.
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(Law) The act of determining, as in courts of law, what is conformable to law and justice; also, the determination, decision, or sentence of a court, or of a judge.
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A command or authorization given by a political electorate to the winner of an election.
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To produce an effect:
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To make a decision (in a legal case or proceeding), as where a judge or arbitrator rules on some disputed issue or claim between the parties.
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To give permission for (something); sanction:
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To defeat by a decision, as in boxing:
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To resolve on; to have a fixed intention of; also, to cause to come to a conclusion or decision; to lead.
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(Informal, Dial.) To take legal action (against)
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Require is defined as to need or demand.
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To exercise control; for example, Diane’s parents rule with an iron fist.
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To pronounce judgment or punishment upon (a convicted person); condemn (to a specified punishment)
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A law or body of laws of a church
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An organization founded to promote a cause:
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The addition of a differentia to a concept or notion, thus limiting its extent; -- the opposite of generalization.
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A formal expression of opinion; a judgment.
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An official decision, esp. one made by a court or judge
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To dictate is defined as to command or order something to be done or to say words so they can be taped or written down.
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To enforce: compel to behave in a certain way
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The definition of arbitrate is to submit a dispute to be settled to someone other than a judge, or to do the act of settling a dispute between two parties.
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(--- Law) To hear and decide on in a court of law:
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(Sports, intransitive) To act as an umpire in a game.
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An order or decree issued by a Roman emperor or by the pope in answer to some presented difficulty or point of law
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To act as referee
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Of an ex parte decision or ruling, that it is valid unless opposed by the adverse party.
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A decree, especially a papal letter giving a decision on a point or question of canon law.
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The definition of appoint is to choose an individual for a position or office.
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To order or advise as a medicine or treatment
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To state emphatically or authoritatively; affirm:
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To act (something) out, as on a stage:
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A rule or direction, as in technical matters
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To become stable or firm; harden:
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To intentionally take a fall while riding a motorcycle, in order to prevent a more serious collision.
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Words Related to Decree

Another time; again:
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A formal statement; proclamation
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To announce one’s support, choice, opinion, etc.
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Find another word for decree. In this page you can discover 67 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for decree, like: order, edict, ordain, pronounce, ordinance, dictum, call the shots (or tune), fiat, decide, enjoin and adjudge.