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Synonyms for law

Synonyms for law

a principle governing affairs within or among political units

the formal product of a legislative or judicial body

a broad and basic rule or truth

to institute or subject to legal proceedings

Synonyms for law

the collection of rules imposed by authority

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a rule or body of rules of conduct inherent in human nature and essential to or binding upon human society

a generalization that describes recurring facts or events in nature

the branch of philosophy concerned with the law and the principles that lead courts to make the decisions they do

the learned profession that is mastered by graduate study in a law school and that is responsible for the judicial system

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Ian Brewer lays down the law and a switch noseblunt in Mesa, AZ.
McPhee quietly lays down the law and teaches the children to respect themselves and think on their own two feet.
And Ken decides he's getting fed up with Anita's pleas for sex and lays down the law.
Hughes, meanwhile, insisted he has the full backing of owner Sheikh Mansour as he lays down the law at Eastlands.
Best of all is when she lays down the law on ``In the Morning'' and the funky ``Watch My Back.