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Synonyms for law

Synonyms for (noun) law

Synonyms: law, practice of law Definition: the learned profession that is mastered by graduate study in a law school and that is responsible for the judicial system Usage: he studied law at Yale

Similar words: learned profession Definition: one of the three professions traditionally believed to require advanced learning and high principles

Synonyms: law, natural law Definition: a rule or body of rules of conduct inherent in human nature and essential to or binding upon human society

Similar words: concept, conception, construct Definition: an abstract or general idea inferred or derived from specific instances

Synonyms: law, law of nature Definition: a generalization that describes recurring facts or events in nature Usage: the laws of thermodynamics

Similar words: concept, conception, construct Definition: an abstract or general idea inferred or derived from specific instances

Synonyms: law, legal philosophy, jurisprudence Definition: the branch of philosophy concerned with the law and the principles that lead courts to make the decisions they do

Similar words: philosophy Definition: the rational investigation of questions about existence and knowledge and ethics

Synonyms: law Definition: legal document setting forth rules governing a particular kind of activity Usage: there is a law against kidnapping

Similar words: instrument, legal document, legal instrument, official document Definition: (law) a document that states some contractual relationship or grants some right

Synonyms: police, police force, constabulary, law Definition: the force of policemen and officers Usage: the law came looking for him

Similar words: force, personnel Definition: group of people willing to obey orders Usage: a public force is necessary to give security to the rights of citizens

Similar words: law enforcement agency Definition: an agency responsible for insuring obedience to the laws

Synonyms: jurisprudence, law Definition: the collection of rules imposed by authority Usage: civilization presupposes respect for the law; the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order

Similar words: aggregation, accumulation, assemblage, collection Definition: several things grouped together or considered as a whole