Part of speech:
The prescribed form or customary procedure, as in a meeting or court of law:
That which is held to be a decree of fate or of a deity
Any command or order
The definition of announce means to make something publicly known.
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To state emphatically or authoritatively; affirm:
Ordain is defined as to give someone religious authority, or to order or decree.
An order issued by legal authority, traditionally beginning with the word fiat (“let it be done”); decree
Command is defined as to give orders or exert authority over someone or something.
Something that is prescribed; a rule, law, or direction:
To settle conclusively all contention or uncertainty about:
To act as referee
An opinion or estimate formed after consideration or deliberation, especially a formal or authoritative decision:
A decree, especially a papal letter giving a decision on a point or question of canon law.
A command or authorization given by a political electorate to the winner of an election.
To produce an effect:
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.
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.
The definition of appoint is to choose an individual for a position or office.
To give permission for (something); sanction:
To defeat by a decision, as in boxing:
To resolve on; to have a fixed intention of; also, to cause to come to a conclusion or decision; to lead.
(Informal, Dial.) To take legal action (against)
Require is defined as to need or demand.
To exercise control; for example, Diane’s parents rule with an iron fist.
To pronounce judgment or punishment upon (a convicted person); condemn (to a specified punishment)
A law or body of laws of a church
An organization founded to promote a cause:
The addition of a differentia to a concept or notion, thus limiting its extent; -- the opposite of generalization.
A formal expression of opinion; a judgment.
An official decision, esp. one made by a court or judge
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.
To enforce: compel to behave in a certain way
To order or advise as a medicine or treatment
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.
(--- Law) To hear and decide on in a court of law:
(Sports, intransitive) To act as an umpire in a game.
Another time; again:
An order or decree issued by a Roman emperor or by the pope in answer to some presented difficulty or point of law
A formal statement; proclamation
Of an ex parte decision or ruling, that it is valid unless opposed by the adverse party.
To act (something) out, as on a stage:
A rule or direction, as in technical matters
To become stable or firm; harden:
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