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Definition of Law

  • In general, a rule of being or of conduct, established by an authority able to enforce its will; a controlling regulation; the mode or order according to which an agent or a power acts.
  • In morals: The will of God as the rule for the disposition and conduct of all responsible beings toward him and toward each other; a rule of living, conformable to righteousness; the rule of action as obligatory on the conscience or moral nature.
  • The Jewish or Mosaic code, and that part of Scripture where it is written, in distinction from the gospel; hence, also, the Old Testament.
  • the first five books of the bible, called also Torah Pentatech, or Law of Moses.
  • An organic rule, as a constitution or charter, establishing and defining the conditions of the existence of a state or other organized community.
  • Any edict, decree, order, ordinance, statute, resolution, judicial, decision, usage, etc., or recognized, and enforced, by the controlling authority.
  • In philosophy and physics: A rule of being, operation, or change, so certain and constant that it is conceived of as imposed by the will of God or by some controlling authority; as, the law of gravitation; the laws of motion; the law heredity; the laws of thought; the laws of cause and effect; law of self-preservation.
  • In mathematics: The rule according to which anything, as the change of value of a variable, or the value of the terms of a series, proceeds; mode or order of sequence.
  • In arts, works, games, etc.: The rules of construction, or of procedure, conforming to the conditions of success; a principle, maxim; or usage; as, the laws of poetry, of architecture, of courtesy, or of whist.
  • Collectively, the whole body of rules relating to one subject, or emanating from one source; -- including usually the writings pertaining to them, and judicial proceedings under them; as, divine law; English law; Roman law; the law of real property; insurance law.
  • Legal science; jurisprudence; the principles of equity; applied justice.
  • Trial by the laws of the land; judicial remedy; litigation; as, to go law.
  • An exclamation of mild surprise.
  • the learned profession that is mastered by graduate study in a law school and that is responsible for the judicial system
  • a rule or body of rules of conduct inherent in human nature and essential to or binding upon human society
  • a generalization that describes recurring facts or events in nature
  • the branch of philosophy concerned with the law and the principles that lead courts to make the decisions they do
  • legal document setting forth rules governing a particular kind of activity
  • the force of policemen and officers
  • the collection of rules imposed by authority

How to use law in a sentence. Law pronunciation.

Copyright laws are changing all over the world.
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But after other conquests there have been peace and order and law.
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Ah, the green fields, the soft grey skies, the quiet vale, the brave, self- respecting, toiling millions, the beautiful sense of law and order and goodness!
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All that is his shall be mine, for at once the men of law shall be summoned, and my inheritance secured before Kaid shall even know of his death.
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He sat upon a stone, his gaze upon the river, following with his eyes, yet without consciously observing, the dark riverine population whose ways are hidden, who know only the law of the river and spend their lives in eluding itpirates and brigands now, and yet again the peaceful porters of commerce.
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Lacey was a good swimmer, but he was heavy, and David was a better, but Mahommed had proved his merit in the past on many an occasion when the laws of the river were reaching out strong hands for him.
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She is innocent before the law.
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Donations are tax-deductible to the maximum extent permitted by law.
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Are not the Plays, (if not by Design) yet by a natural and necessary Consequence, an _undermining_ of his Laws, and an _Attempt_ upon his Government?
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The copyright laws of the place where you are located also govern what you can do with this work.
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Copyright laws in most countries are in a constant state of change.
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If any disclaimer or limitation set forth in this agreement violates the law of the state applicable to this agreement, the agreement shall be interpreted to make the maximum disclaimer or limitation permitted by the applicable state law.
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The Foundation is committed to complying with the laws regulating charities and charitable donations in all 50 states of the United States.
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U.S. laws alone swamp our small staff.
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However, two saplings, duly cut and trimmed, compelled recognition of the fact that a still modester architecture would satisfy the law, and so we concluded to build a "brush" house.
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We were land owners now, duly seized and possessed, and within the protection of the law.
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And therefore not doubting but both of you pretend to be Christians, for I am told you go constantly to Church, I adjure you by his Name whom you profess, to tell me how you can answer it to him, or to your own Consciences, to Live in downright Disobedience to his holy Laws, and in defiance to the known Laws of the Land?
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But there are nevertheless laws which protect the Roman citizen from criminals and impudent seducers.
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The law put the anchorite absolutely into the power of the outraged husband, but Phoebicius did not seem disposed to avail himself of his rights, and nothing but contempt and loathing were perceptible in his tone, as he said: "A man who takes hold of a mangy dog in order to punish him, only dirties his hand.
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Often they seem strange, but the initiated very well know that these roads are in accordance to fixed laws, and that even the most exceptional emotions of the soul may be traced back to causes which were capable of giving rise to them and to no others.
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Examples of Law

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Please do not remove it.
Example #2
Do not change or edit the header without written permission.
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As he made his way down the hillside again he fell to thinking upon all Faith had written.
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The return of the drunken chair-maker made a deep impression on him-almost as deep as the waking dreams he had had of his uncle calling him.
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Could his gifts and labours not be used there?
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Could his labour and his skill, if he had any, not be used there?