|Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (18701938). Rogets International Thesaurus. 1922.|
|Class V. Words Releasing to the Voluntary Powers|
|Division (I) Individual Volition|
| Section III. Voluntary Action|
| 2. Complex Voluntary Action|
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|NOUN:||PRECEPT, direction, instruction, charge; prescript, prescription; recipe, receipt; golden rule; maxim [See Maxim].|
rule, canon, law, code, corpus juris [L.], lex scripta [L.], convention; unwritten law; canon law; act, statute, rubric, stage direction, regulation; model, form, formula, formulary; technicality; nice point, fine point, norm.
order (command) [See Command].