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decree

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of decree

  1. 1 a statement of what to do that must be obeyed by those concerned the boss doesn't give out many decrees, but he does expect those that are issued to be fully obeyed Synonyms of decree behest, charge, commandment, command, dictate, direction, directive, do, edict, imperative, injunction, instruction, order, wordWords Related to decree demand, requirement; mandate; countermand, counterorder; law, precept, prescript, prescription, rule; ordinance, regulation, statuteNear Antonyms of decree appeal, entreaty, petition, plea, urging; proposal, recommendation, suggestion

  2. 2 an order publicly issued by an authority a decree issued by the state's supreme court to the legislature Synonyms of decree bull, edict, diktat, directive, fiat, rescript, ruling, ukaseWords Related to decree call, conclusion, decision, deliverance, determination, diagnosis, judgment (or judgement), opinion, resolution, verdict; announcement, declaration, dictum, manifesto, proclamation, pronouncement; canon, encyclical


decree

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of decree

  1. to request the doing of by virtue of one's authority the new supervisor decreed that thenceforth coffee breaks would have a 15-minute limit Synonyms of decree call, command, dictate, direct, mandate, ordain, orderWords Related to decree ask, petition, request; demand, requireNear Antonyms of decree cancel, countermand, rescind



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