Definition of Law


  • the force of policemen and officers
    "the law came looking for him"
    - police force
  • the learned profession that is mastered by graduate study in a law school and that is responsible for the judicial system
    "he studied law at Yale"
    - practice of law
  • the branch of philosophy concerned with the law and the principles that lead courts to make the decisions they do
    - legal philosophy
  • a generalization that describes recurring facts or events in nature
    "the laws of thermodynamics"
    - law of nature
  • a rule or body of rules of conduct inherent in human nature and essential to or binding upon human society
    - natural law
  • legal document setting forth rules governing a particular kind of activity
    "there is a law against kidnapping"
  • the collection of rules imposed by authority
    "civilization presupposes respect for the law"
    "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

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Unscramble law

5 unscramble word found using the letters law.

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