- Word Parts
|part of speech:
||a basic rule, principle, or directive that guides action, moral conduct, or thought.
Religions offer a set of beliefs concerning God but also precepts to follow in order to live a moral life.
- canon, dictate, directive, law, principle, rubric, rule
- similar words:
- apothegm, axiom, code, corpus juris, dictum, gnome, guideline, maxim, morality, precedent, prescript, prescription
||canon, doctrine, law, moral, motto, principle, proverb, tenet, truth
The word precept
contains the following part:
cap1, cip, capt, cept, -ceive, -ceit
that means to take, catch