Synonyms of dictum in English:

dictum


See definition of dictum

noun

1‘he received the head's dictum with evident reluctance’

SYNONYMS
pronouncement, proclamation, direction, injunction, assertion, statement
dictate, command, commandment, mandate, order, decree, edict, fiat, promulgation, precept, requirement, stipulation, instruction
law, ordinance, rule, regulation
ukase
pronunciamento
rare rescript, firman, decretal, irade

2‘‘live well with all creatures’ is an apt dictum for today’

SYNONYMS
saying, maxim, axiom, proverb, adage, aphorism, saw, precept, epigram, epigraph, motto, truism, platitude, commonplace
words of wisdom, pearls of wisdom
expression, phrase, formula, slogan, quotation, quote
rare apophthegm, gnome