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

3 senses of mandate

Sense 1
mandate, authorization, authorisation -- (a document giving an official instruction or command)
       => legal document, legal instrument, official document, instrument -- ((law) a document that states some contractual relationship or grants some right)

Sense 2
mandate, mandatory -- (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)
       => district, territory, territorial dominion, dominion -- (a region marked off for administrative or other purposes)

Sense 3
mandate -- (the commission that is given to a government and its policies through an electoral victory)
       => commission, commissioning -- (the act of granting authority to undertake certain functions)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb mandate

3 senses of mandate

Sense 1
mandate -- (assign under a mandate; "mandate a colony")
       => delegate, designate, depute, assign -- (give an assignment to (a person) to a post, or assign a task to (a person))

Sense 2
mandate -- (make mandatory; "the new director of the school board mandated regular tests")
       => order, prescribe, dictate -- (issue commands or orders for)

Sense 3
mandate -- (assign authority to)
       => delegate, designate, depute, assign -- (give an assignment to (a person) to a post, or assign a task to (a person))

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