Part of speech:
The prescribed form or customary procedure, as in a meeting or court of law:
The definition of announce means to make something publicly known.
To indicate the pronunciation of (a word) with symbols
That which is held to be a decree of fate or of a deity
To state emphatically or authoritatively; affirm:
Any command or order
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 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.
A decree, especially a papal letter giving a decision on a point or question of canon law.
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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