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Definition of "lawgiver" []

  • One who gives a code of laws to a people. (noun)
  • See lawmaker. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "lawgiver" in a sentence
  • "June 15th, 2009 at 4: 49 pm dp: I'm surprised that you don't recognize how the contigency on the existence of a universal lawgiver is completely invalidated when we recognize that the claimed, unquestionable universality simply isn't universal."
  • "I'm surprised that you don't recognize how the contigency on the existence of a universal lawgiver is completely invalidated when we recognize that the claimed, unquestionable universality simply isn't universal."
  • "God, the great lawgiver, is holy, just, and good, therefore his law must needs be so."