Definitions For Mandate


  • The commission that is given to a government and its policies through an electoral victory
  • A document giving an official instruction or command
  • A territory surrendered by Turkey or Germany after World War I and put under the tutelage of some other European power until they are able to stand by themselves
  • An official order to do something
  • The power to act that voters give to their elected leaders


  • Assign authority to
  • Make mandatory
  • Assign under a mandate
  • To officially demand or require (something)
  • To officially give (someone) the power to do something

Is Mandate a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
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The word Mandate is worth 10 points in Scrabble and 12 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Mandate in a Sentence

  • Royal mandates must be obeyed.
  • They carried out the governor's mandate to build more roads.
  • He won the election so convincingly that he believed he had been given a mandate for change.
  • The law mandates that every car have seat belts.
  • He won the election so convincingly that he believed the people had mandated him to carry out his policies.

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