HyperDic: mandate

English > 6 senses of the word mandate:
NOUNcommunicationmandate, authorization, authorisationa document giving an official instruction or command
locationmandate, mandatorya territory surrendered by Turkey or Germany after World War I and put under the tutelage of some other European power until they are able to stand by themselves
actmandatethe commission that is given to a government and its policies through an electoral victory
VERBsocialmandateassign under a mandate
communicationmandatemake mandatory
communicationmandateassign authority to
mandate > pronunciation
Soundsmae'ndey.t
Rhymesabate ... welterweight: 559 rhymes with eyt...
English > mandate: 6 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningA document giving an official instruction or command.
Synonymsauthorization, authorisation
Categorylaw, jurisprudenceThe collection of rules imposed by authority
Attributesauthorized, authorisedendowed with authority
unauthorized, unauthorisednot endowed with authority
Broaderlegal document, legal instrument, official document, instrument(law) a document that states some contractual relationship or grants some right
Spanishautorización, mandato
Catalanautorització, mandat
Verbsmandatemake mandatory
English > mandate: 6 senses > noun 2, location
MeaningA territory surrendered by Turkey or Germany after World War I and put under the tutelage of some other European power until they are able to stand by themselves.
Synonymmandatory
InstancesPalestineA former British mandate on the east coast of the Mediterranean
Broaderdistrict, territory, territorial dominion, dominionA region marked off for administrative or other purposes
English > mandate: 6 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningThe commission that is given to a government and its policies through an electoral victory.
Categorypolitics, political science, governmentThe study of government of states and other political units
Broadercommission, commissioningThe act of granting authority to undertake certain functions
Spanishmandato
Catalanmandat
Verbsmandateassign under a mandate
English > mandate: 6 senses > verb 1, social
MeaningAssign under a mandate.
PatternSomebody ----s something to somebody
Example"mandate a colony"
Broaderdelegate, designate, depute, assignGive an assignment to (a person) to a post, or assign a task to (a person)
Nounsmandatary, mandatorythe recipient of a mandate
mandatethe commission that is given to a government and its policies through an electoral victory
mandatoran authority who issues a mandate
English > mandate: 6 senses > verb 2, communication
Meaningmake mandatory.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"the new director of the school board mandated regular tests"
Broaderorder, prescribe, dictateissue commands or orders for
Spanishimponer
Adjectivesmandatoryrequired by rule
Nounsmandatea document giving an official instruction or command
English > mandate: 6 senses > verb 3, communication
MeaningAssign authority to.
PatternSomebody ----s something to somebody
Broaderdelegate, designate, depute, assignGive an assignment to (a person) to a post, or assign a task to (a person)
Spanishautorizar
Nounsmandatoran authority who issues a mandate

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