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Related / Similar Words: edict, fiat, order, rescript, rule

 

Definition:
  • a legally binding command or decision entered on the court record (as if issued by a court or judge); "a friend in New Mexico said that the order caused no trouble out there";
  • decide with authority; "The King decreed that all first-born males should be killed";
  • issue a decree; "The King only can decree";

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    See Also: preclude, rule out, close out

     

    Hyponyms: consent decree, curfew, decree nisi, imperial decree, legal separation, judicial separation, programma, prohibition, ban, proscription, stay, bull, papal bull, overrule, overturn, override, overthrow, reverse, rule out, rule in, ordain, enact

     

    Derivational Morphology: order, prescribe, dictate, tell, enjoin, say, rule, edict, fiat, rescript, prescript, ruler, swayer

     

    Anagrams: recede

     

     
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