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1. statute

noun. ['ˈstætʃuːt'] an act passed by a legislative body.

Synonyms

  • special act
  • enactment
  • enabling clause
  • ordinance
  • Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act
  • act
  • fair-trade act
  • enabling act
  • FISA
  • rider
  • legislative act

Antonyms

  • activity
  • inactivity
  • overact
  • underact

Etymology

  • status (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • status (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Rhymes with Statute

  • contribute
  • degroot
  • distribute
  • institut
  • inuit
  • jouett
  • paiute
  • redistribute
  • reinstitute
  • tribute

Sentences with statute


1. Noun, singular or mass
Motions to vacate are governed by both state statute and by federal rules of civil procedure.

2. statute

adjective. ['ˈstætʃuːt'] enacted by a legislative body.

Synonyms

  • codified

Antonyms

  • behave
  • discontinue

Etymology

  • status (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • status (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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