1. mandate

noun. ['ˈmænˌdeɪt'] a document giving an official instruction or command.


  • legal document
  • official document
  • authorization
  • instrument
  • legal instrument
  • authorised
  • unauthorized
  • authorisation
  • authorized


  • unauthorized
  • unlawful
  • unofficial
  • illegitimate

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Rhymes with Mandate

  • accommodate
  • backdate
  • consolidate
  • dilapidate
  • elucidate
  • intimidate
  • inundate
  • invalidate
  • liquidate
  • mithridate
  • multicandidate
  • outdate
  • update

How do you pronounce mandate?

Pronounce mandate as ˈmænˌdeɪt.

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Sentences with mandate

1. Noun, singular or mass
If this is the case, the terms of the mandate can usually be altered.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Although the requirement varies by state, policies generally mandate attendance for students until age 16.

3. Verb, base form
If you make a product or outsource its manufacture, mandate quality control inspections.

Quotes about mandate

1. Peace is not so much a political mandate as it is a shared state of consciousness that remains elevated and intact only to the degree that those who value it volunteer their existence as living examples of the same... Peace ends with the unraveling of individual hope and the emergence of the will to worship violence as a healer of private and social dis-ease.
- Aberjhani, The American Poet Who Went Home Again

2. mandate

verb. ['ˈmænˌdeɪt'] assign under a mandate.


  • designate
  • depute
  • delegate


  • disorganize
  • untidiness
  • disorderliness
  • divest

3. mandate

noun. ['ˈmænˌdeɪt'] a territory surrendered by Turkey or Germany after World War I and put under the tutelage of some other European power until they are able to stand by themselves.


  • territory
  • territorial dominion
  • district
  • mandatory


  • optional
  • demote
  • promote
  • forfeit

4. mandate

noun. ['ˈmænˌdeɪt'] the commission that is given to a government and its policies through an electoral victory.


  • commission


  • legitimate
  • disenfranchisement

5. mandate

verb. ['ˈmænˌdeɪt'] make mandatory.


  • dictate
  • order


  • disorder
  • instability
  • war

6. mandate

verb. ['ˈmænˌdeɪt'] assign authority to.


  • designate
  • depute
  • delegate


  • upgrade
  • downgrade
  • snarl
  • entangle