Thesaurus

lawgiver

noun

Synonyms of lawgiver

a member of an organized body of persons having the authority to make laws
  • political activists strenuously lobbied the state's lawgivers to expand the scope of the civil rights legislation

Synonyms for lawgiver

Words Related to lawgiver

See the Dictionary Definition 

Learn More About lawgiver

Time Traveler for lawgiver

Time Traveler

The first known use of lawgiver was in the 14th century

See more words from the same century

Thesaurus Entries Near lawgiver

lawfulness

lawgiver

lawgivers

See More Nearby Entries 

Cite this Entry

“Lawgiver.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/lawgiver. Accessed 29 Jun. 2022.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

More from Merriam-Webster on lawgiver

Nglish: Translation of lawgiver for Spanish Speakers

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Which Word Does Not Belong?

  • one green toy robot amidst many red toy robots
  • Which of these words does not mean "nonsense"?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!