Synonyms of precept in English:

precept


See definition of precept

noun

1‘the precepts of Orthodox Judaism’

SYNONYMS

principle, rule, tenet, canon, code, doctrine, guideline, working principle, law, ordinance, statute, command, order, decree, mandate, dictate, dictum, directive, direction, instruction, injunction, prescription, commandment

mitzvah

rare prescript

2‘precepts that her grandmother used to quote’

SYNONYMS

maxim, saying, adage, axiom, aphorism, saw, proverb, motto

rare apophthegm