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  • as inapprove
  • as indelegate
  • as indeputize

synonyms for mandating

  • accept
  • advocate
  • agree
  • authorize
  • back
  • certify
  • confirm
  • endorse
  • establish
  • license
  • okay
  • permit
  • push for
  • ratify
  • recommend
  • sanction
  • sign
  • support
  • uphold
  • accede
  • accredit
  • acquiesce
  • affirm
  • assent
  • bless
  • boost
  • buy
  • charter
  • concur
  • consent
  • dig
  • empower
  • encourage
  • groove
  • maintain
  • mandate
  • pronounce
  • seal
  • second
  • validate
  • buy into
  • get behind
  • give go-ahead
  • go along with
  • hats off to
  • lap up
  • make law
  • make valid
  • sign off on
  • stump for
  • subscribe to
  • thumbs-up
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antonyms for mandating

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  • contradict
  • decline
  • deny
  • destroy
  • disagree
  • disallow
  • disapprove
  • discourage
  • disprove
  • dispute
  • dissuade
  • invalidate
  • oppose
  • protest
  • refuse
  • reject
  • renounce
  • repudiate
  • veto
  • condemn
  • differ
  • dissent
  • object
  • deny
  • reject
  • ignore
  • refuse
  • retract
  • keep
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How to use mandating in a sentence

Models predict that if the US adopted a universal mask mandate, cases would almost immediately drop and lower death tolls would follow.
WHEN STATES MANDATE MASKS, FEWER PEOPLE CATCH COVID-19NOVEMBER 20, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
Kim Reynolds, who previously labeled coronavirus restrictions as “feel good measures,” ordered a statewide mandate requiring residents over the age of 2 to wear masks in indoor public spaces.
REPUBLICANS ARE STARTING TO EMBRACE COVID PRECAUTIONS AFTER INITIALLY RESISTINGARIC JENKINSNOVEMBER 17, 2020FORTUNE
The new restrictions are notable for Reynolds, who has resisted implementing a statewide mask mandate since the spring.
WITH CORONAVIRUS CASES SPIKING NATIONWIDE, ALL SIGNS POINT TO A HARROWING AUTUMNBRADY DENNIS, JACQUELINE DUPREE, MARISA IATINOVEMBER 11, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Back in 2012, one of the key issues before the Supreme Court was the legality of the “individual mandate” — a component of the ACA that required all Americans to obtain health insurance or pay a penalty.
WHAT HAPPENS IF THE SUPREME COURT OVERTURNS OBAMACARE?AMELIA THOMSON-DEVEAUX (AMELIA.THOMSON-DEVEAUX@ABC.COM)NOVEMBER 10, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
The plaintiffs argue that if the penalty is zero then it isn’t a tax, so the court’s 2012 reasoning no longer applies, and the mandate is unconstitutional.
WHAT TO KNOW ABOUT THE SUPREME COURT’S CASE ON THE CONSTITUTIONALITY OF OBAMACAREGEOFFREY COLVINNOVEMBER 10, 2020FORTUNE
The state should be focused on individuals who violated coronavirus mandates, not the thousands of compliant businesses “caught up in this crossfire,” he said.
NEW YORK’S BLOCK-BY-BLOCK LOCKDOWNS ARE CURBING COVID-19. BUT RESIDENTS AREN’T PLEASED.BEN GUARINONOVEMBER 8, 2020WASHINGTON POST
The election was not just a choice of mayor but a referendum on regional transit ambitions and growth and it seems like Gloria has a mandate to deal with big problems in both areas.
MORNING REPORT: GLORIA DREAMS OF BIG CITY MOVESVOICE OF SAN DIEGONOVEMBER 6, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
Gloria said he’s hopeful that the results indicate he’s walking into the mayor’s office with a mandate on his biggest priorities.
SAN DIEGO IS A BIG CITY – TODD GLORIA WANTS IT TO ACT LIKE ONEANDREW KEATTSNOVEMBER 6, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
They argue that protecting travelers and employees is squarely within the airport’s mandate.
AN IOWA AIRPORT HAS A PLAN TO SCREEN PASSENGERS FOR THE CORONAVIRUS. IT’S BEING HELD UP BY THE FAA.IAN DUNCANNOVEMBER 4, 2020WASHINGTON POST
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