Definition of Decree. Meaning of Decree. Synonyms of Decree

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Definition of Decree

Decree
Decree De*cree", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Decreed; p. pr. & vb. n. Decreeing.] 1. To determine judicially by authority, or by decree; to constitute by edict; to appoint by decree or law; to determine; to order; to ordain; as, a court decrees a restoration of property. Thou shalt also decree a thing, and it shall be established unto thee. --Job xxii. 28. 2. To ordain by fate.
Decree
Decree De*cree", v. i. To make decrees; -- used absolutely. Father eternal! thine is to decree; Mine, both in heaven and earth to do thy will. --Milton.

Meaning of Decree from wikipedia

- A decree is a legal proclamation, usually issued by a head of state such as the president of a republic, or a monarch (a royal decree), according to certain...
- A decree nisi or rule nisi (from Latin nisi 'unless') is a court order that will come into force at a ****ure date unless a particular condition is met...
- A consent decree is an agreement or settlement that resolves a dispute between two parties without admission of guilt (in a criminal case) or liability...
- Rule by decree is a style of governance allowing quick, unchallenged promulgation of law by a single person or group of people, usually without legislative...
- Decree 770 was a decree of the communist Romanian government of Nicolae Ceaușescu, signed in 1967. It restricted abortion and contraception, and was intended...
- The Alhambra Decree (also known as the Edict of Expulsion; Spanish: Decreto de la Alhambra, Edicto de Granada) was an edict issued on 31 March 1492, by...
- Rosetta Stone is a stele of granodiorite inscribed with three versions of a decree issued in 196 BC during the Ptolemaic dynasty of Egypt, on behalf of King...
- The Decree of Canopus is a trilingual inscription in three scripts, which dates from the Ptolemaic period of ancient Egypt. It was written in three writing...
- The Beneš decrees were a series of laws drafted by the Czechoslovak government-in-exile in the absence of the Czechoslovak parliament during the German...
- The Ptolemaic Decrees were a series of decrees by synods of ancient Egyptian priests. They were issued in the Ptolemaic Kingdom, which controlled Egypt...