dictates[ verb dik-teyt, dik-teyt; noun dik-teyt ]SEE DEFINITION OF dictates
Synonyms for dictates
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DICTATES
Let us hear his voice, admit his claims, and bow to his dictates.
And even now I cannot follow the dictates of my own heart, and of my better judgment.
There is a higher patriotism, to the dictates of which I must respond.
Then if you know all letters, he dictates that which you know?
Then, said the other, you do not learn that which he dictates; but he only who does not know letters learns?
Am I to submit at every turn to the dictates of this man Blood?
I did not have the strength to follow the dictates of my own will; and now, God help me!
It was a point on which the rules of war and the dictates of humanity clashed.
His last resource failing, he was at liberty to follow the dictates of his curiosity.
I respect the fidelity, while I will not follow its dictates.
RELATED WORDS AND SYNONYMS FOR DICTATES
- established way
- matter of course
- second nature
- unwritten law
- unwritten rule