Synonyms of law in English:

law


See definition of law

noun

1‘the law of the land’

SYNONYMS

rules and regulations, system of laws, body of laws, constitution, legislation, code, legal code, charter

jurisprudence

ANTONYMS

anarchy

2‘a new law was passed to make divorce easier and simpler’

SYNONYMS

regulation, statute, enactment, act, bill, decree, edict, rule, ruling, resolution, promulgation, measure, motion, dictum, command, order, stipulation, commandment, directive, pronouncement, ratification, proclamation, dictate, diktat, fiat, covenant, demand, by-law

North American ordinance

ukase

pronunciamento

3the law‘a career in the law’

SYNONYMS

the legal profession, the bar, barristers and solicitors collectively

4‘he's got to pay for it, or I'll take him to law’

SYNONYMS

litigation, legal action, legal proceedings, lawsuit, justice

5the law‘on the run from the law’

SYNONYMS

the police, the officers of the law, the forces of law and order, law-enforcement officers, police officers, policemen, policewomen, the police force, the constabulary

the cops, the fuzz, the boys in blue, the long arm of the law

British the Bill, the Old Bill, the bobbies, the busies, the bizzies, the coppers, the rozzers, the force, plod, PC Plod

North American the heat

derogatory the pigs, the filth, Babylon

6‘the laws of the game’

SYNONYMS

rule, regulation, principle, convention, direction, instruction, guideline, practice

7‘a moral law’

SYNONYMS

principle, rule, precept, directive, direction, injunction, instruction, commandment, prescription, standard, criterion, belief, creed, credo, ethic, maxim, formula, tenet, doctrine, canon

mitzvah