Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun edict

2 senses of edict

Sense 1
edict -- (a formal or authoritative proclamation)
       => announcement, proclamation, annunciation, declaration -- (a formal public statement; "the government made an announcement about changes in the drug war"; "a declaration of independence")

Sense 2
decree, edict, fiat, order, rescript -- (a legally binding command or decision entered on the court record (as if issued by a court or judge); "a friend in New Mexico said that the order caused no trouble out there")
       => act, enactment -- (a legal document codifying the result of deliberations of a committee or society or legislative body)

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