dictate

  1. an authoritative rule
  2. a guiding principle

Dictate

• (v. i.) To speak as a superior; to command; to impose conditions (on). • (v. i.) To compose literary works; to tell what shall be written or said by another. • (v. t.) A statement delivered with authority; an order; a command; an authoritative rule, principle, or maxim; a prescription; as, listen to the dictates of your conscience;...
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dictate

noun a guiding principle; `the dictates of reason`
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Dictate

Dic'tate intransitive verb 1. To speak as a superior; to command; to impose conditions (on). « Who presumed to dictate to the sovereign.» Macaulay. 2. To compose literary works; to tell what shall be written or said by another. « Sylla could not skill...
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Dictate

Dic'tate noun [ Latin dictatum . See Dictate , transitive verb ] A statement delivered with authority; an order; a command; an authoritative rule, principle, or maxim; a prescription; as, listen to the dictates of your conscience; the dictates of the ...
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Dictate

Dic'tate transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Dictated ; present participle & verbal noun Dictating .] [ Latin dictatus , past participle of dictare , freq. of dicere to say. See Diction , and confer...
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dictate

determine, order, or control how something is done
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dictate

dictate 1. To put into words that are to be written down; to utter, pronounce, or read aloud to a person (something which he/she is to write). 2. To prescribe (a course or object of action); to lay down authoritatively; to order, or command in express terms. 3. To use or practice dictation; to lay down the law, to give orders.
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dictate

[n] - an authoritative rule 2. [n] - a guiding principle 3. [v] - rule as a dictator 4. [v] - say out loud for the purpose of recording
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