Student Thesaurus

One entry found for edict.
Entry Word: edict
Function: noun
Text: 1 an order publicly issued by an authority <the school board's edict put a new student dress code into effect>
Synonyms decree, directive, fiat, ruling
Related Words call, decision, judgment (or judgement); announcement, declaration, dictum, manifesto, proclamation, pronouncement; canon, encyclical
2 a statement of what to do that must be obeyed by those concerned <this household's edict of long standing: no television until all homework has been completed> -- see COMMAND 1