Definitions of law

The word law uses 3 letters:alw.

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n. - In general, a rule of being or of conduct, established by an authority able to enforce its will; a controlling regulation; the mode or order according to which an agent or a power acts. 2

n. - In morals: The will of God as the rule for the disposition and conduct of all responsible beings toward him and toward each other; a rule of living, conformable to righteousness; the rule of action as obligatory on the conscience or moral nature. 2

n. - The Jewish or Mosaic code, and that part of Scripture where it is written, in distinction from the gospel; hence, also, the Old Testament. 2

n. - An organic rule, as a constitution or charter, establishing and defining the conditions of the existence of a state or other organized community. 2

n. - Any edict, decree, order, ordinance, statute, resolution, judicial, decision, usage, etc., or recognized, and enforced, by the controlling authority. 2

n. - In philosophy and physics: A rule of being, operation, or change, so certain and constant that it is conceived of as imposed by the will of God or by some controlling authority; as, the law of gravitation; the laws of motion; the law heredity; the laws of thought; the laws of cause and effect; law of self-preservation. 2

n. - In matematics: The rule according to which anything, as the change of value of a variable, or the value of the terms of a series, proceeds; mode or order of sequence. 2

n. - In arts, works, games, etc.: The rules of construction, or of procedure, conforming to the conditions of success; a principle, maxim; or usage; as, the laws of poetry, of architecture, of courtesy, or of whist. 2

n. - Collectively, the whole body of rules relating to one subject, or emanating from one source; -- including usually the writings pertaining to them, and judicial proceedings under them; as, divine law; English law; Roman law; the law of real property; insurance law. 2

n. - Legal science; jurisprudence; the principles of equity; applied justice. 2

n. - Trial by the laws of the land; judicial remedy; litigation; as, to go law. 2

n. - An oath, as in the presence of a court. 2

v. t. - Same as Lawe, v. t. 2

interj. - An exclamation of mild surprise. 2

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o - alow8 awol8

s - awls8 laws8 slaw8

b - bawl11 blaw11

c - claw11

f - flaw11

n - lawn9

p - pawl11

i - wail8

e - wale8 weal8

k - walk12

l - wall9

y - waly10 yawl10

u - waul9

w - wawl11

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