Synonyms of canon in English:

canon


See definition of canon

noun

1‘the appointment violated the canons of fair play and equal opportunity’

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principle, rule, law, tenet, precept, formula

standard, convention, norm, pattern, model, exemplar

criterion, measure, yardstick, benchmark, test

2‘a set of ecclesiastical canons’

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law, decree, edict, statute, dictate, dictum, ordinance

rule, ruling, regulation

decretal

3‘the Shakespeare canon’

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works, list of works, writings, oeuvre