Thesaurus

statutes

noun
plural of statute

Synonyms & Antonyms of statutes

a rule of conduct or action laid down by a governing authority and especially a legislature
  • a new antilittering statute

Synonyms for statutes

Words Related to statutes

Near Antonyms for statutes

  • higher laws
See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about statutes

Cite this Entry

“Statutes.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/statutes. Accessed 4 Aug. 2020.

More from Merriam-Webster on statutes

Nglish: Translation of statutes for Spanish Speakers

Britannica English: Translation of statutes for Arabic Speakers

Comments on statutes

What made you want to look up statutes? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

July 2020 Words of the Day Quiz

  • papercraft sunset
  • Which is a synonym of mien?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Dictionary Devil

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

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!