|part of speech:
||an order or decree proclaimed by someone in authority.
Those of a different faith were expelled from the country by a royal edict.A presidential edict abolished the agency.The king issued an edict that forbid the seizing of neutral vessels.
- command, declaration, decree, dictate, direction, directive, fiat, order, proclamation, pronouncement, rescript, ukase
- similar words:
- dictum, injunction, instruction, mandate, ruling
||act, ban, behest, command, law, mandate, order, word