Definitions For Decree


  • A legally binding command or decision entered on the court record (as if issued by a court or judge)
  • An official order given by a person with power or by a government
  • An official decision made by a court of law


  • Decide with authority
  • Issue a decree
  • To order or decide (something) in an official way

Is Decree a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Decree is worth 9 points in Scrabble and 10 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Decree in a Sentence

  • The President issued a decree making the day a national holiday.
  • Their marriage was annulled by judicial decree.
  • The government decreed a national holiday.
  • The change was decreed by the President.
  • The City Council has decreed that all dogs must be kept on a leash.

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