Definition of Dictates

1. Noun. (plural of dictate) ¹



2. Verb. (third-person singular of dictate) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Dictates

1. dictate [v] - See also: dictate

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dictates

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dictates (current term)
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Literary usage of Dictates

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1. An Introduction to the Principles of Morals and Legislation by Jeremy Bentham (1879)
"Of all these sorts of motives, good-will is that of The dictates which the ... For the dictates coinciding of utility are neither more nor less than the ..."

2. The English Works of Thomas Hobbes of Malmesbury by Thomas ( Hobbes (1841)
"Reason dictates that a sin committed is a greater evil than the loss of a child, and ought more to be lamented for: yet we see daily how affection prevails ..."

3. The Federal and State Constitutions: Colonial Charters, and Other Organic by Francis N. Thorpe, United States (1909)
"All men have u natural and unalienable right to worship Almighty God according to the dictates of their own consciences, and no one shall be hurt, ..."

4. A Key to Uncle Tom's Cabin: Presenting the Original Facts and Documents Upon by Harriet Beecher Stowe (1853)
"... neighbors and friends : whether they shall preserve their chastity and purity, чт regard the dictates of justice and humanity, auch осе some of tho ..."

5. The Works of President Edwards: With a Memoir of His Life by Jonathan Edwards, David Brainerd (1829)
"... as objections have chiefly been made against what I think the scriptures have truly revealed, from the pretended dictates of reason, 1 would, ..."

6. The History of the Restoration of Monarchy in France by Alphonse de Lamartine (1854)
"... departure from Elba—His passage—His occupations at Sea— He dictates his Proclamations to the Army and to the People— Incidents of the Voyage—He dictates ..."

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