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bylaw

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of bylaw

  1. a statement spelling out the proper procedure or conduct for an activity <the club's bylaws bar any member whose annual dues remain unpaid from voting in the election> Synonyms rule, ground rule, reg, regulationRelated Words code, constitution, decalogue, directory; act, law, ordinance, statute; behest, charge, command, commandment, decree, dictate, direction, directive, edict, fiat, instruction, order; axiom, fundamental, maxim, precept; moral, principle, value; ban, interdiction, prohibition, proscription, restriction; convention, custom, habit, manners, mores, practice (also practise), tradition, way; blueprint, canon, formula, guide, guideline, standard





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