(noun, verb)


1. a legally binding command or decision entered on the court record (as if issued by a court or judge)

Similar word(s): edict, fiat, order, rescript

Definition categories: communication, act, enactment


1. issue a decree

- The King only can decree

Definition categories: communication, declare

2. decide with authority

- The King decreed that all firstborn males should be killed

Similar word(s): rule

Definition categories: cognition, decide, determine

Sentences with decree as a verb:

- A court decrees a restoration of property.