Synonyms for law

Synonyms for (noun) law

Synonyms: law, practice of law

Definition: the learned profession that is mastered by graduate study in a law school and that is responsible for the judicial system

Usage: he studied law at Yale

Similar words: learned profession

Definition: one of the three professions traditionally believed to require advanced learning and high principles


Synonyms: law, natural law

Definition: a rule or body of rules of conduct inherent in human nature and essential to or binding upon human society

Similar words: concept, conception, construct

Definition: an abstract or general idea inferred or derived from specific instances


Synonyms: law, law of nature

Definition: a generalization that describes recurring facts or events in nature

Usage: the laws of thermodynamics

Similar words: concept, conception, construct

Definition: an abstract or general idea inferred or derived from specific instances


Synonyms: law, legal philosophy, jurisprudence

Definition: the branch of philosophy concerned with the law and the principles that lead courts to make the decisions they do

Similar words: philosophy

Definition: the rational investigation of questions about existence and knowledge and ethics


Synonyms: law

Definition: legal document setting forth rules governing a particular kind of activity

Usage: there is a law against kidnapping

Similar words: instrument, legal document, legal instrument, official document

Definition: (law) a document that states some contractual relationship or grants some right


Synonyms: police, police force, constabulary, law

Definition: the force of policemen and officers

Usage: the law came looking for him

Similar words: force, personnel

Definition: group of people willing to obey orders

Usage: a public force is necessary to give security to the rights of citizens


Similar words: law enforcement agency

Definition: an agency responsible for insuring obedience to the laws


Synonyms: jurisprudence, law

Definition: the collection of rules imposed by authority

Usage: civilization presupposes respect for the law; the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order

Similar words: aggregation, accumulation, assemblage, collection

Definition: several things grouped together or considered as a whole