Edict

By: Stephen Welsh

Definition

n. A decree or proclamation issued by an authority

Synonym

  1. Commandment
  2. Decree
  3. Proclamation

Antonym

  1. Request
  2. Asking
  3. Permission

Sentences

  1. Johnny was nervous when waiting for the kings edict as he knew he would be ordered to go to war.
  2. The courtroom edict was fantastic news for gay couples as they declared gay marriage to be legal in America.
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