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dictate

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of dictate

  1. a statement of what to do that must be obeyed by those concerned <a starchily worded dictate from on high concerning the company's dress code> Synonyms behest, charge, commandment, decree, command, direction, directive, do, edict, imperative, injunction, instruction, order, wordRelated Words demand, requirement; mandate; countermand, counterorder; law, precept, prescript, prescription, rule; ordinance, regulation, statuteNear Antonyms appeal, entreaty, petition, plea, urging; proposal, recommendation, suggestion




dictate

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of dictate

  1. to request the doing of by virtue of one's authority <dictated that the terms of surrender be negotiated by his senior staff> Synonyms call, decree, command, direct, mandate, ordain, orderRelated Words ask, petition, request; demand, requireNear Antonyms cancel, countermand, rescind




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