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precept

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  • nounlaw, rule of behavior, action
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Synonyms for precept

noun law, rule of behavior, action
  • axiom
  • canon
  • commandment
  • doctrine
  • dogma
  • edict
  • tenet
  • behest
  • bidding
  • byword
  • command
  • decree
  • direction
  • formula
  • fundamental
  • guideline
  • injunction
  • instruction
  • law
  • mandate
  • maxim
  • motto
  • order
  • ordinance
  • prescript
  • principle
  • regulation
  • rule
  • saying
  • statute
  • decretum

Antonyms for precept

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

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