Definition of Decree:

  1. Order (something) by decree.

  2. Judgment or court order. An interlocutory decree establishes a liability but not its amount, whereas a final decree establishes both.

  3. An official order issued by a legal authority.

Synonyms of Decree

Act, Act on, Action, Adjudge, Announcement, Appointment, Authorize, Award, Behest, Bid, Bidding, Bill, Brevet, Bull, Bylaw, Call on, Call the signals, Call upon, Canon, Charge, Charging, Choose, Choose to, Command, Commission, Compel, Condemn, Condemnation, Consideration, Constitute, Constrain, Decide, Decision, Declaration, Declare, Declare lawful, Decree-law, Decreement, Decretal, Decretum, Deliverance, Demand, Desire, Determination, Determine, Diagnosis, Dictate, Dictation, Dictum, Diktat, Direct, Direction, Directive, ■■■■, Edict, Edictum, Enact, Enact laws, Enactment, Enjoin, Establish, Fiat, Filibuster, Find, Find against, Find for, Finding, Force, Foredestiny, Foregone conclusion, Foreknowledge, Foreordination, Form, Formality, Formula, Formulary, Formulate, Get the floor, Give an order, Give the word, Have the floor, Impose, Injunction, Institution, Instruct, Instruction, Ipse dixit, Issue a command, Issue a writ, Judgement, Jus, Kill, Law, Lay down, Legalize, Legislate, Legislation, Legitimate, Legitimatize, Legitimize, Lex, Lobby through, Logroll, Make a regulation, Make legal, Mandate, Manifesto, Measure, Necessity, Oblige, Ordain, Order, Order about, Ordinance, Ordonnance, Pass, Pass judgment, Pass sentence, Pigeonhole, Pocket, Precedent, Precept, Predestination, Predetermination, Preordination, Prescience, Prescribe, Prescript, Prescription, Proclaim, Proclamation, Prognosis, Promulgate, Promulgation, Pronounce, Pronounce judgment, Pronounce on, Pronouncement, Pronunciamento, Put in force, Put through, Railroad through, Regulate, Regulation, Report, Require, Rescript, Resolution, Resolve, Return a verdict, Roll logs, Rubric, Rule, Ruling, Sanction, Say the word, See fit, Senatus consult, Senatus consultum, Sentence, Set, Standing order, Statute, Table, Take the floor, Think fit, Think good, Think proper, Ukase, Utter a judgment, Validate, Verdict, Veto, Will, Wish, Yield the floor, Order, Edict, Command, Commandment, Mandate, Proclamation, Dictum, Fiat, Promulgation, Precept, Order, Command, Rule, Dictate, Lay down, Prescribe, Pronounce, Proclaim, Ordain

How to use Decree in a sentence?

  1. The president decreed that the military was to be streamlined.
  2. The decree guaranteed freedom of assembly.

Meaning of Decree & Decree Definition


Decree means,

  1. Court order. The final decision is the one that resolves the dispute completely and decisively. An order is an order that usually resolves only a partial legal dispute.

Meanings of Decree

  1. I ordered (something) by decision.

  2. Official orders of legal authorities.

Sentences of Decree

  1. The president decided to reduce the army

  2. This decree guarantees the independence of the Assembly



  1. Meaning of Decree: Court order. The final decision is the one that resolves the dispute and ultimately resolves it. An order is an order that usually only partially resolves a legal dispute.