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canon

see definition of canon
  • nounrule, edict
  • nouna body of the most important, influential or superior works in music, literature, or art
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Synonyms for canon

noun rule, edict
  • precept
  • tenet
  • assize
  • catalogue
  • command
  • commandment
  • criterion
  • declaration
  • decree
  • dictate
  • doctrine
  • dogma
  • formula
  • law
  • list
  • maxim
  • order
  • ordinance
  • principle
  • regulation
  • roll
  • screed
  • standard
  • statute
  • table
  • touchstone
  • yardstick
  • decretum

Antonyms for canon

  • disorganization
  • lawlessness
  • unbelief
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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noun. belief, principles
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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