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1. decree

noun. ['dɪˈkriː'] a legally binding command or decision entered on the court record (as if issued by a court or judge).

Synonyms

  • prohibition
  • ban
  • bull
  • act
  • consent decree
  • legal separation
  • proscription
  • curfew
  • rescript
  • order
  • programma
  • fiat
  • decree nisi
  • edict
  • enactment
  • imperial decree
  • judicial separation
  • stay

Antonyms

  • permit
  • decriminalize
  • legalize
  • decriminalise

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Example sentences of the word decree


1. Noun, singular or mass
Your efforts might be better spent making sure the temporary order doesn't carry over to your decree.

Quotes containing the word decree


1. In Xanadu did Kubla KhanA stately pleasure-dome decree:Where Alph, the sacred river, ranThrough caverns measureless to man Down to a sunless sea.
- Samuel Taylor Coleridge, The Complete Poems

2. decree

verb. ['dɪˈkriː'] issue a decree.

Synonyms

  • enact
  • declare

Antonyms

  • inactivity
  • overact
  • underact

3. decree

verb. ['dɪˈkriː'] decide with authority.

Synonyms

  • overturn
  • determine
  • overrule
  • rule in
  • rule out
  • override
  • overthrow
  • decide
  • make up one's mind
  • rule

Antonyms

  • bear
  • behave
  • discontinue
  • refrain
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