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  • nounrules of a government, society
  • nounstandard, principle of behavior

synonyms for laws

  • act
  • case
  • charge
  • charter
  • code
  • constitution
  • decision
  • decree
  • legislation
  • mandate
  • measure
  • order
  • precedent
  • regulation
  • requirement
  • ruling
  • statute
  • assize
  • behest
  • bidding
  • bylaw
  • canon
  • caveat
  • command
  • commandment
  • covenant
  • demand
  • dictate
  • divestiture
  • edict
  • enactment
  • equity
  • garnishment
  • injunction
  • institute
  • instruction
  • jurisprudence
  • notice
  • ordinance
  • precept
  • prescript
  • prescription
  • subpoena
  • summons
  • warrant
  • writ
  • decretum
  • due process
  • reg
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antonyms for laws

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  • disorganization
  • lawlessness
  • breaking
  • transgression
  • violation
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How to use laws in a sentence

“But the laws of Poloeland and those of Flatland are different,” said Amalatok, starting another objection.
THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
Because the universe is governed by laws, and there is no credible instance on record of those laws being suspended.
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
It is something which takes side in the child's breast with the reasonable governor and the laws which he or she administers.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
Gottfried Achenwall, an eminent German lecturer on statistics, history and the laws of nature, died at Gttingen.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
Since we are to learn by thinking we must at the outset learn the definition of the three Laws of Thinking.
ASSIMILATIVE MEMORYMARCUS DWIGHT LARROWE (AKA PROF. A. LOISETTE)
Since words have different meanings, we may sometimes find that a pair of words exemplify all three Laws, as plough and sword.
ASSIMILATIVE MEMORYMARCUS DWIGHT LARROWE (AKA PROF. A. LOISETTE)
Because it appears that in that ancient Accadian civilisation lie the seeds of many Bible laws and legends.
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
But they have tied their credit system in the bonds of narrow banking laws and their trade in those of a cramping tariff.
READINGS IN MONEY AND BANKINGCHESTER ARTHUR PHILLIPS
Statute law or statutes mean the laws enacted by the state legislature and by the federal congress.
PUTNAM'S HANDY LAW BOOK FOR THE LAYMANALBERT SIDNEY BOLLES
As we learn more and more of the laws of Nature we put less and less reliance on the effect of prayer.
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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