Synonyms of mandate


1. mandate, authorization, authorisation, legal document, legal instrument, official document, instrument

usage: a document giving an official instruction or command

2. mandate, mandatory, district, territory, territorial dominion, dominion

usage: 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

3. mandate, commission, commissioning

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


1. mandate, delegate, designate, depute, assign

usage: assign under a mandate; "mandate a colony"

2. mandate, order, prescribe, dictate

usage: make mandatory; "the new director of the school board mandated regular tests"

3. mandate, delegate, designate, depute, assign

usage: assign authority to

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