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), according to certain procedures...
- 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...
- Decree 770 was a decree of the communist Romanian government of Nicolae Ceaușescu, signed in 1967. It restricted abortion and contraception, and was intended...
- 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...
- The Decree on Peace, written by Vladimir Lenin, was p****ed by the Second Congress of the Soviet of Workers', Soldiers', and Peasants' Deputies on the 8...
- The Crémieux Decree (French: [kʁemjø]) was a law that granted French citizenship to the majority of the Jewish po****tion in French Algeria (around 35...
- The Carlsbad Decrees (German: Karlsbader Beschlüsse) were a set of reactionary restrictions introduced in the states of the German Confederation by resolution...
- is a stele composed of granodiorite inscribed with three versions of a decree issued in Memphis, Egypt, in 196 BC during the Ptolemaic dynasty on behalf...
- The Raphia Decree is an ancient inscribed stone stela dating from ancient Egypt. It comprises the second of the Ptolemaic Decrees issued by a synod of...
- Rule by decree is a style of governance allowing quick, unchallenged promulgation of law by a single person or group. It allows the ruler to make or change...