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Synonyms for mandate

a document giving an official instruction or command

a territory surrendered by Turkey or Germany after World War I and put under the tutelage of some other European power until they are able to stand by themselves

the commission that is given to a government and its policies through an electoral victory

assign under a mandate

make mandatory

assign authority to

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Matai Shang was wise enough to seem to accept the mandate of his follower, and promised to bring the two slave women to the audience chamber on the morrow.
An end was, however, more effectually put to the annoyance of this malignant savage, by a mandate for the whole party, including men and beasts, to change their positions.
Those menials having obeyed the mandate, Edward Dorrit, Esquire, proceeded.
The American will know how to appreciate the importance of this opinion, in relation to the house in question, when he is told that it was written by one of those inspired moralists, and profound constitutional lawyers, and ingenious political economists, who daily teach their fellow creatures how to give practical illustrations of the mandates of the Bible, how to discriminate in vexed questions arising from the national compact, and how to manage their private affairs in such a way as to escape the quicksands that have wrecked their own.
I never again perpetrated a similar piece of ill-manners, which, indeed, was forbidden by the canons of good breeding, as well as by the mandates of the taboo.
Also that kind of obedience, which Tacitus speaketh of, is to be held suspected: Erant in officio, sed tamen qui mallent mandata imperantium interpretari quam exequi; disputing, excusing, cavilling upon mandates and directions, is a kind of shaking off the yoke, and assay of disobedience; especially if in those disputings, they which are for the direction, speak fearfully and tenderly, and those that are against it, audaciously.
My readers have told me what to do with Dorothy, and Aunt Em and Uncle Henry, and I have obeyed their mandates.
La has ignored the mandates of her religion, waiting, always waiting for Tarzan--for her Tarzan.
To the last stumble of its stumbling end this dray horse must abide by the mandates of the lesser truth that is the truth of life and that makes life possible to persist.
Public questions were gravely debated and passed upon according to the old forms, while in reality all that was done was to give the stamp of constitutional procedure to the mandates of the Oligarchy.
The governors of Colorado and Idaho are but executing the mandates of their masters, the Plutocracy.
I glanced at the first page; it seemed full of extravagant protestations of affection; impetuous longings for a speedy reunion - and impious defiance of God's mandates, and railings against His providence for having cast their lot asunder, and doomed them both to the hateful bondage of alliance with those they could not love.
The e-Mandate enables businesses to improve the efficiency of their direct debit process, thereby saving costs associated with paper direct debit instructions and sidestepping the lack of security of the existing online direct debit mandate procedure.
THE EMPLOYER MANDATE under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act is finally set to begin next month after a number of delays and alarming predictions of its implications.
VMRO-DPMNE leader Nikola Gruevski was presented with the mandate to form the new government in line with the result from the eighth parliamentary elections.