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    decree - Dictionary definition and meaning for word decree

    (noun) a legally binding command or decision entered on the court record (as if issued by a court or judge)
    Synonyms : edict , fiat , order , rescript
    Example Sentence
    • a friend in New Mexico said that the order caused no trouble out there
    (verb) issue a decree
    Example Sentence
    • The King only can decree
    (verb) decide with authority
    Synonyms : rule
    Example Sentence
    • The King decreed that all firstborn males should be killed
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for decree

If you have a DE(G)REE, you can give authoritative order.

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