Synonyms for decree

Synonyms for (noun) decree

Synonyms: decree, edict, rescript, order, fiat

Definition: a legally binding command or decision entered on the court record (as if issued by a court or judge)

Usage: a friend in New Mexico said that the order caused no trouble out there

Similar words: enactment, act

Definition: a legal document codifying the result of deliberations of a committee or society or legislative body

Synonyms for (verb) decree

Synonyms: decree, rule

Definition: decide with authority

Usage: The King decreed that all firstborn males should be killed

Similar words: make up one's mind, determine, decide

Definition: reach, make, or come to a decision about something

Usage: We finally decided after lengthy deliberations


Synonyms: decree

Definition: issue a decree

Usage: The King only can decree

Similar words: declare

Definition: state emphatically and authoritatively

Usage: He declared that he needed more money to carry out the task he was charged with