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Meaning of PRECEPT

Pronunciation:  'preesept

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a doctrine that is taught; "the teaching of religion"; "he believed all the Christian precepts"
  2. [n]  rule of personal conduct
 

PRECEPT is a 7 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: principle, teaching
 
 See Also: caveat emptor, doctrine, ethic, ethical code, Golden Rule, higher law, hypothetical imperative, ism, moral principle, philosophy, prescript, rule, school of thought

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Pre"cept\, v. t.
To teach by precepts. [Obs.] --Bacon.

 
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