Synonyms of law in English:

law


See definition of law

noun

1‘the law of the land’

SYNONYMS
rules and regulations, system of laws, body of laws, constitution, legislation, code, legal code, charter
jurisprudence
ANTONYMS

anarchy

2‘a new law was passed to make divorce easier and simpler’

SYNONYMS
regulation, statute, enactment, act, bill, decree, edict, rule, ruling, resolution, promulgation, measure, motion, dictum, command, order, stipulation, commandment, directive, pronouncement, ratification, proclamation, dictate, diktat, fiat, covenant, demand, by-law
North American ordinance
ukase
pronunciamento

3the law‘a career in the law’

SYNONYMS
the legal profession, the bar, barristers and solicitors collectively

4‘he's got to pay for it, or I'll take him to law’

SYNONYMS
litigation, legal action, legal proceedings, lawsuit, justice

5the law‘on the run from the law’

SYNONYMS
the police, the officers of the law, the forces of law and order, law-enforcement officers, police officers, policemen, policewomen, the police force, the constabulary
informal the cops, the fuzz, the boys in blue, the long arm of the law
British informal the Bill, the Old Bill, the bobbies, the busies, the bizzies, the coppers, the rozzers, the force, plod, PC Plod
North American informal the heat
informal, derogatory the pigs, the filth, Babylon

6‘the laws of the game’

SYNONYMS
rule, regulation, principle, convention, direction, instruction, guideline, practice

7‘a moral law’

SYNONYMS
principle, rule, precept, directive, direction, injunction, instruction, commandment, prescription, standard, criterion, belief, creed, credo, ethic, maxim, formula, tenet, doctrine, canon
mitzvah