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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 behest, charge, commandment, command, dictate, 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

  2. 2 an order publicly issued by an authority a decree issued by the state's supreme court to the legislature Synonyms bull, edict, diktat, directive, fiat, rescript, ruling, ukaseRelated Words 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 call, command, dictate, direct, mandate, ordain, orderRelated Words ask, petition, request; demand, requireNear Antonyms cancel, countermand, rescind



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