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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: precept(0.01330 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to precept.
English → Indonesian (quick)
English → English (WordNet)
n 1: rule of personal conduct [syn: principle]
2: a doctrine that is taught; “the teachings of religion”; “he
believed all the Christian precepts” [syn: teaching, commandment]
English → English (gcide)
Precept \Pre"cept\, n. [L. praeceptum, from praecipere to take
beforehand, to instruct, teach; prae before + capere to take:
cf. F. pr['e]cepte. See Pre-, and Capacious.]
1. Any commandment, instruction, or order intended as an
authoritative rule of action; esp., a command respecting
moral conduct; an injunction; a rule.
For precept must be upon precept. --Isa. xxviii.
No arts are without their precepts. --Dryden.
2. (Law) A command in writing; a species of writ or process.
Syn: Commandment; injunction; mandate; law; rule; direction;
principle; maxim. See Doctrine.
Precept \Pre"cept\, v. t.
To teach by precepts. [Obs.] --Bacon.