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Synonyms of laws

Noun


1. Torah, Pentateuch, Laws

usage: the first of three divisions of the Hebrew Scriptures comprising the first five books of the Hebrew Bible considered as a unit

Noun


1. Torah, Pentateuch, Laws

usage: the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"

2. law, jurisprudence, collection, aggregation, accumulation, assemblage

usage: legal document setting forth rules governing a particular kind of activity; "there is a law against kidnapping"

3. law, legal document, legal instrument, official document, instrument

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

4. law, natural law, concept, conception, construct

usage: a generalization that describes recurring facts or events in nature; "the laws of thermodynamics"

5. law, law of nature, concept, conception, construct

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

6. jurisprudence, law, legal philosophy, philosophy

usage: the learned profession that is mastered by graduate study in a law school and that is responsible for the judicial system; "he studied law at Yale"

7. law, practice of law, learned profession

usage: the force of policemen and officers; "the law came looking for him"

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