Decree - Crossword Clue

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Decree.

ACT
  1. be engaged in an activity, often for no particular purpose other than pleasure
  2. have an effect or outcome; often the one desired or expected; "The voting process doesn't work as well as people thought"; "How does your idea work in practice?"; "This method doesn't work"; "The breaks of my new car act quickly"; "The medicine works only if you take it with a lot of water"
  3. be suitable for theatrical performance; "This scene acts well"
  4. something that people do or cause to happen
  5. a legal document codifying the result of deliberations of a committee or society or legislative body
  6. a short theatrical performance that is part of a longer program;
  7. a subdivision of a play or opera or ballet
  8. a manifestation of insincerity; "he put on quite an act for her benefit"
  9. behave in a certain manner; show a certain behavior; conduct or comport oneself; "You should act like an adult"; "Don't behave like a fool"; "What makes her do t
ADJUDGE
  1. declare to be; "She was declared incompetent"; "judge held that the defendant was innocent"
EDICT
  1. a legally binding command or decision entered on the court record (as if issued by a court or judge); "a friend in New Mexico said that the order caused no trouble out there"
  2. a formal or authoritative proclamation
  3. Decree
FIAT
  1. a legally binding command or decision entered on the court record (as if issued by a court or judge); "a friend in New Mexico said that the order caused no trouble out there"
ORDAIN
  1. issue an order
  2. appoint to a clerical posts; "he was ordained in the Church"
  3. invest with ministerial or priestly authority; "The minister was ordained only last month"
  4. order by virtue of superior authority; decree; "The King ordained the persecution and expulsion of the Jews"; "the legislature enacted this law in 1985"
RULE
  1. measuring stick consisting of a strip of wood or metal or plastic with a straight edge that is used for drawing straight lines and measuring lengths
  2. something regarded as a normative example; "the convention of not naming the main character"; "violence is the rule not the exception"; "his formula for impressing visitors"
  3. a principle or condition that customarily governs behavior; "it was his rule to take a walk before breakfast"; "short haircuts were the regulation"
  4. (mathematics) a standard procedure for solving a class of mathematical problems; "he determined the upper bound with Descartes' rule of signs"; "he gave us a general formula for attacking polynomials"
  5. a rule or law concerning a natural phenomenon or the function of a complex system; "the principle of the conservation of mass"; "the principle of jet propulsion"; "the right-hand rule for inductive fields"
  6. a basic generalization that is accepted as true and that can be used as
UKASE
  1. an edict of the Russian tsar
  2. 2. An arbitrary decree from any source.
Clue Database Last Updated: 19/11/2017 9:00am

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