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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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