Lay down the law - Crossword Clue

Crossword Clue Last Updated: 30/03/2020

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Lay down the law.

7 letter answer(s) to lay down the law

DICTATE
  1. say out loud for the purpose of recording; "He dictated a report to his secretary"
  2. issue commands or orders for
  3. rule as a dictator
  4. a guiding principle; "the dictates of reason"
  5. an authoritative rule

4 letter answer(s) to lay down the law

RULE
  1. any one of a systematic body of regulations defining the way of life of members of a religious order; "the rule of St. Dominic"
  2. be larger in number, quantity, power, status or importance; "Money reigns supreme here"; "Hispanics predominate in this neighborhood"
  3. prescribed guide for conduct or action
  4. have an affinity with; of signs of the zodiac
  5. directions that define the way a game or sport is to be conducted; "he knew the rules of chess"
  6. (linguistics) a rule describing (or prescribing) a linguistic practice
  7. dominance or power through legal authority; "France held undisputed dominion over vast areas of Africa"; "the rule of Caesar"
  8. the duration of a monarch's or government's power; "during the rule of Elizabeth"
  9. 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
  10. keep in check; "rule one's temper"

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