Synonyms and Antonyms of edict
1 an order publicly issued by an authority the school board's edict put a new student dress code into effect Synonyms of edict bull, decree, diktat, directive, fiat, rescript, ruling, ukase Words Related to edict call, conclusion, decision, deliverance, determination, diagnosis, judgment (or judgement), opinion, resolution, verdict; announcement, declaration, dictum, manifesto, proclamation, pronouncement; canon, encyclical
2 a statement of what to do that must be obeyed by those concerned this household's edict of long standing: no television until all homework has been completed Synonyms of edict behest, charge, commandment, decree, dictate, direction, directive, do, command, imperative, injunction, instruction, order, wordWords Related to edict demand, requirement; mandate; countermand, counterorder; law, precept, prescript, prescription, rule; ordinance, regulation, statuteNear Antonyms of edict appeal, entreaty, petition, plea, urging; proposal, recommendation, suggestion
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