Law synonyms

Category:
Part of speech:
The judicial system
4
0
An established principle in some artistic practice or science that is universally received.
4
1
The judicial system
2
0
Plural form of decision
2
0
Bodies of the law
1
0
(Law) (Common law) Legislated rule of society which has been given the force of law by those it governs.
1
0
A doctrine, principle, or position held as part of a philosophy, religion, or field of endeavor.
1
0
(Law) The philosophy, science, and study of law and decisions based on the interpretation thereof
1
0
The study of law, sense 1
1
0
The definition of cop is a spindle of thread or yarn, or is slang for police officer.
1
0
The judicial system
1
1
The fundamental rules governing an association.
1
1
Law originating in custom, usage, court decisions, etc., rather than in the action of any lawmaking body
1
1
The judicial system
0
0
The judicial system
0
0
Writ is defined as legal or holy writings, generally to order people to do certain actions.
0
0
The judicial system
0
0
(Law) A legal concept where a person is ensured all legal rights when deprived of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness for a given reason.
0
0
(Law) A written command, especially a demand for payment.
0
0
(--- Law) An official order to appear in court, specif. to respond as a defendant to a charge; also, the writ containing such an order
0
0
A written or printed sign giving some public information, warning, or rule
0
0
A certificate of appointment given to a warrant officer.
0
0
An order issued by a judge or law court for the arrest of a person, as one charged with contempt of court or a criminal offense
0
0
(Law) A court order in the form of a warrant, authorizing the search of a home and/or other privacy-protected place(s), notably to seek unlawful possessions, evidence etc. as part of a judicial inquiry
0
0
The judicial system
0
0
The definition of a subpoena is a written legal order telling someone to come to court.
0
0
A court order directing a third party to make such property available.
0
0
The person or group just mentioned
0
0
(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.
0
0
Bodies of the law
0
0
The area of law pertaining to the violation of offenses as well as the investigation, charging, prosecution, and punishment of offenders. See also civil law.
0
0
(Law, uncountable) The complete corpus of laws enacted by legislation and currently in effect within a jurisdiction.
0
0
A legal system derived from Roman law and based on fixed rules and statutes rather than on a court’s interpretation of broad principles. Prominent in continental Europe, Latin America, Scotland, Quebec, and Louisiana. See also common law and natural law.
0
0
Bodies of the law
0
0
The body of law concerning international trade on the high seas.
0
0
Temporary rule by the military authorities over the civilian population, as in an area of military operations in time of war, or when civil authority has broken down
0
0
The body of law that governs persons in military service.
0
0
The body of law concerned with legal issues and disputes that are a matter of private concern (such as those involving wills, trusts, or contracts) as opposed to those involving matters of public import.
0
0
Attributive form of public law
0
0
The substantive law concerning the purchase and sale of goods and related matters such as the financing of credit, secured transactions, and negotiable instruments. Most commercial law in the United States is set out in the Uniform Commercial Code.
0
0
Bodies of the law
0
0
(Law) The statutory or written law that governs rights and obligations of those who are subject to it.
0
0
Alternative form of statute law.
0
0
(R.C.Ch.) The administrative office of a diocese, under the direction of the bishop
0
0
Plural form of statute
0
0
Plural form of ordinance
0
0
Plural form of precept
0
0
Fair dealing under widely held moral principles, often embodied in court precedents; a body of common law founded on such principles, providing special remedies, such as injunctions, in cases where monetary damages are not available or will not suffice.
0
0
Plural form of case
0
0
Plural form of archive
0
0
(Law) Law developed by judges through decisions of courts and similar tribunals (also called case law), as distinguished from legislative statutes or regulations promulgated by the executive branch.
0
0
The laws governing the ecclesiastical affairs of a Christian church
0
0
Rules of conduct supposedly inherent in the relations between human beings and discoverable by reason; law based upon an assumed innate moral sense
0
0
That which is held to be a decree of fate or of a deity
0
0
The act of regulating or the state of being regulated.
0
0
A proclamation of law or other authoritative command
0
0
(Roman Catholic Church) A doctrinal or disciplinary act of an ecclesiastical authority.
0
0
The prescribed form or customary procedure, as in a meeting or court of law:
0
0
An enactment
0
0
An authoritative or official decision:
0
0
The definition of an injunction is an order by the court to stop someone from doing something.
0
0
The actor or actors presenting such a performance:
0
0
The cost or price of an article, service, etc.
0
0
A written order, especially by a physician, for the preparation and administration of a medicine or other treatment.
0
0
A secular law, rule, or code of law.
0
0
A formal notice to a court or public official that the notifier has an interest in a matter or property and requests the suspension of some procedure or proceeding concerning the matter or property until the notifier is given a hearing.
0
0
(Law) A piece of legislation that has been properly authorized by a legislative body.
0
0
Something needed; necessity; need
0
0
0
0
The sale or liquidation of a subsidiary company, especially if forced by some governing authority
0
0
A reply from a Roman emperor to a magistrate's query about a point of law.
0
0
The definition of a commandment is a rule that must be obeyed, especially one handed down by God.
0
0
A court’s order directing a lower court or judicial officer to perform a particular action.
0
0
A directive; a command.
0
0
The definition of instruction is the act of educating, giving the steps that must be followed or an order.
0
0
A command, bidding; sometimes also, an authoritative request. [from 12th c.]
0
0
A demand that something be done; a command.
0
0
A bill being considered by a legislature that will become law if enacted.
0
0
A writing binding the signer or signers to pay a certain sum at a future day or on demand, with or without interest, as may be stated in the document. A bill of exchange. In the United States, it is usually called a note, a note of hand, or a promissory note.
0
0
A secondary law.
0
0
A principle, theory, law, etc. serving as a basis; essential part
0
0
(Math.) In a system of Cartesian coordinates, the point at which the axes intersect; base point where the abscissa and ordinate equal zero
0
0
(Computing) Source code.
0
0
A principle
0
0
(Physics, dated) Topness. (See also truth quark.)
0
0
The definition of maxim is a statement of a philosophy or a guiding principle.
0
0
A principle or body of principles presented for acceptance or belief, as by a religious, political, scientific, or philosophic group; dogma.
0
0
A center of operations or source of supply; headquarters, as of a military operation or exploring expedition
0
0
A fact or cause that explains why something exists or has occurred:
0
0
A principle
0
0
An idea that has been demonstrated as true or is assumed to be so demonstrable.
0
0
A person employed to conduct others, as through a museum, and give information about points of interest encountered.
0
0
The act, way, or extent of using or treating; treatment; use
0
0
Something assumed without proof as being self-evident or generally accepted, especially when used as a basis for an argument:
0
0
The meaning expressed in such a statement, as opposed to the way it is expressed.
0
0
The definition of a generalization is a broad statement or idea that applies to a lot of people or situations.
0
0
That which is proposed, or propounded for consideration or acceptance; a scheme or design; terms or conditions proposed; offer; as, to make proposals for a treaty of peace; to offer proposals for erecting a building; to make proposals of marriage.
0
0
The thing supposed; a postulate, or proposition assumed; a supposition.
0
0
A principle
0
0
The study of law, sense 1
0
0
The study of law, sense 1
0
0
A prosecutor in the state or municipal court system, often an elected official.
0
0
A public official, as a district attorney, who conducts criminal prosecutions on behalf of the State or people
0
0
(Scotland) A judge in the sheriff court, the court of a county or sheriffdom.
0
0
(UK, New Zealand) A police officer ranking below sergeant in most British/New Zealand police forces. (See also chief constable).
0
0
Officers appointed to enforce the law
0
0
Officers appointed to enforce the law
0
0
(US) An officer of the law, such as a sheriff or marshal.
0
0
(UK, dialect) The connecting crook of a harrow.
0
0
Plural form of pig
0
0
A brief discussion or conversation. [from 15th c.]
0
0
The Bible
0
0
The Bible
0
0
The Hebrew Tanakh
0
0
(Theol.) Communication, by a divinity or by divine agency, of divine truth or knowledge; specif., God's manifestation of the divinity or of the divine will to humanity
0
0
Power assigned to another; authorization:
0
0
The exercise of authority over a state, district, organization, institution, etc.; direction; control; rule; management
0
0
Legal aspects
0
0
The post where the person in command is stationed
0
0
The process of making such a charge.
0
0
The basis is defined as the foundation of something, or as a concept or a necessary part of something.
0
0
An appointed or elected official responsible for conducting a court in which he or she resolves legal controversies.
0
0
By extension, a legal layman who argues points of law.
0
0
The cleaning of a military base or other military area:
0
0
(Chemistry) A glass rod capped at one end with rubber, used in a chemistry laboratory for gravimetric analysis.
0
0
A book or collection of writings constituting the sacred text of a religion.
0
0
The branch of a science or art consisting of its explanatory statements, accepted principles, and methods of analysis, as opposed to practice:
0
0
Characteristic of an advocate.
0
0
0
0
0
0
Consistent with, sanctioned by, or permissible according to a constitution:
0
0
By right, in accordance with the law, legally.
0
0
Relating to, used in, or appropriate for courts of law or for public discussion or argumentation.
0
0
Of, relating to, or providing a basis for judgment.
0
0
Pertaining to the law or rule of law, legal; judicial, related to the administration of justice (as to jurisprudence, or to the function of a judge or court).
0
0
Of or pertaining to a jurist or juristics
0
0
In conformity with the principles of the law; permitted by law
0
0
The definition of legal is something connected to law or a government’s system of rules.
0
0
Being in compliance with the law; lawful:
0
0
Not forbidden by formal or informal rules.
0
0
Given to carrying on lawsuits
0
0
Conforming to or stating laws of nature or rules of logic
0
0
Of or relating to the study or discovery of general laws, as of nature or of human behavior.
0
0
0
0
Held or owned by just or proper claim:
0
0
Relating to expense; regulating expense or expenditure.
0
0
(Law) An agreement to do or not do a particular thing.
0
0
(Bible) The Ten Commandments.
0
0
Authorization or sanction:
0
0
A rule or method for doing something, esp. when conventional and used or repeated without thought
0
0
0
0
(Proper) The great charter that King John of England was forced by the English barons to grant at Runnymede (June 15, 1215), traditionally interpreted as guaranteeing certain civil and political liberties
0
0
The science of making nomograms
0
0
The science of the laws of the mind; rational psychology.
0
0
A specific course of action; the machinery by which a suit is carried on; the mechanics of the legal process; written rules for legal proceedings, whether criminal or civil, codified in rule books such as the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure.
0
0
The definition of a proclamation is an announcement, or something being officially announced.
0
0
Alternative capitalization of ukase
0
0
To affirm or approve, usually after the fact.
0
0
To penalize, as for violating a moral principle or international law:
0
0
The definition of anarchy is chaos due to lack of authority to enforce rules.
0
0
A lack of law and order; anarchy
0
0
The definition of a transgression is an act that goes past set limits or breaks a law.
0
0
The act of breaching the law; contravening a duty or right.
0
0
(Music) A form of ornamentation in which groups of short notes are used instead of long ones
0
0
The definition of an institute is an organization or school.
0
0
A decree or edict rendered at such an inquest.
0
0
A pet form of the male given name Alexander.
0
0
A unit specified by a scale, such as an inch, or by variable conditions, such as a day's march.
0
0
A policeman
0
0
(Informal) The members of the police force (of a specified city)
0
0
A person appointed to a position of authority in the armed forces; specif., commissioned officer
0
0
One who patrols an assigned area.
0
0
0
0
A law enforcement officer, such as a sheriff, who is responsible for maintaining civil peace.
0
0
A policeman or policewoman.
0
0
A woman who is a member of a police force.
0
0
(Slang) A policeman or detective
0
0
(Slang) A policeman
0
0
(Slang) A policeman
0
0
Very loose, light particles of down, wool, etc.; fine hairs or fibers
0
0
A member of the gendarmerie, a military body charged with police duties.
0
0
(Slang) A firearm, especially a pistol.
0
0
A person, usually male, with duties or skills associated with a specified thing. (Used as the last element of a compound.)
0
0
(UK, slang) A railway signaller.
0
0
(Pejorative, slang) A woman (less commonly a man) who removes her clothing for entertainment. A stripper.
0
0
A rule used to choose among solutions to a problem.
0
0
(Philosophy) A characteristic or property that particular things have in common.
0
0
To bring a lawsuit or defend against a lawsuit in court.
0
0
(Law) To start criminal proceedings against.
0
0
To institute legal proceedings in court; bring suit
0
0
(Slang, uncountable) The police.
0
0
the learned profession that is mastered by graduate study in a law school and that is responsible for the judicial system
0
0
A natural law (any of a number of doctrines in moral, political and legal theory)
0
0
the branch of philosophy concerned with the law and the principles that lead courts to make the decisions they do
0
0
(Law enforcement) Any police organization; a constabulary.
0
0
The territory under the jurisdiction of a constable
0
0
To sue (a third party) in a lawsuit that has already been commenced as a defendant who may be liable for the claim that is the subject of the suit.
0
0
The scientific study of crime, criminals, criminal behavior, and corrections.
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
The office and duties of a judge.
0
1
(Idiomatic, not used in plural form) The best man for a job.
0
1
The proclamation of the redemption preached by Jesus and the Apostles, which is the central content of Christian revelation.
0
1
0
1

Synonym Study

  • A canon is, in its original meaning, a law of a church, but the term is also used of any established rule or principle regarded as true or as a standard to judge by usage the canons of good taste
  • An ordinance is a local, generally municipal, law
  • A statute is a law enacted by a legislative body
  • Regulation refers to a rule of a group or organization, enforced by authority military regulations
  • A rule may not be authoritatively enforced, but it is generally observed in the interests of order, uniformity, etc. the rules of golf
  • Law , in its specific application, implies prescription and enforcement by a ruling authority the law of the land
Find another word for law. In this page you can discover 213 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for law, like: legal process, axiom, the legal authorities, decisions, civil code, statute, tenet, jurisprudence, legal practice, cop and judicial procedure.