1. [ noun ] a formal or authoritative proclamation
Related terms: announcement
2. [ noun ] (law,writing) a legally binding command or decision entered on the court record (as if issued by a court or judge)
Synonyms: decree fiat order rescript

"a friend in New Mexico said that the order caused no trouble out there"

Related terms: act prohibition stay imperial_decree curfew decree_nisi programma consent_decree papal_bull legal_separation law rule decree
Similar spelling:   educate