Synonyms of decree in English:



  • 1 an emergency presidential decree
    order, edict, command, commandment, mandate, proclamation, dictum, fiat, promulgation, precept; law, statute, act, bill, ordinance, regulation, rule, injunction, enactment, manifesto; in Tsarist Russiaukase; in Spanish-speaking countriespronunciamento
    rare firman, decretal, irade, rescript
  • 2 the council succeeded in obtaining a court decree against him
    judgement, verdict, adjudication, ruling, rule, resolution, arbitration, decision, conclusion; findings
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  • the government decreed that a new national stadium should be built
    order, command, rule, dictate, lay down, prescribe, pronounce, proclaim, ordain; enact, adjudge, enjoin, direct, decide, determine
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