Definition of "decrees" []

  • An edict, law, etc, made by someone in authority (noun)
  • An order or judgment of a court made after hearing a suit, esp in matrimonial proceedings (noun)
  • To order, adjudge, or ordain by decree (verb)
  • Plural form of decree. (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of decree. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "decrees" in a sentence
  • "King Charles V of Spain decrees the founding of three Royal Mints in the New World, including one in New Spain."
  • "One of the main reasons for having judges issue opinions instead of decrees is to bolster the legitimacy of their holdings."
  • "A refusal on my part would have caused my separation from Their Majesties, to whom I had consecrated my existence; my signature at the foot of certain decrees had no other meaning than to admit that those documents had been read to me."