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  • A rule of conduct or procedure established by custom, agreement, or authority.
  • The body of rules and principles governing the affairs of a community and enforced by a political authority; a legal system: international law.
  • The condition of social order and justice created by adherence to such a system: a breakdown of law and civilized behavior.
  • A set of rules or principles dealing with a specific area of a legal system: tax law; criminal law.
  • A piece of enacted legislation.
  • The system of judicial administration giving effect to the laws of a community: All citizens are equal before the law.
  • Legal action or proceedings; litigation: submit a dispute to law.
  • An impromptu or extralegal system of justice substituted for established judicial procedure: frontier law.
  • An agency or agent responsible for enforcing the law. Often used with the: "The law . . . stormed out of the woods as the vessel was being relieved of her cargo” ( Sid Moody).
  • Informal A police officer. Often used with the.
  • The science and study of law; jurisprudence.
  • Knowledge of law.
  • The profession of an attorney.
  • Something, such as an order or a dictum, having absolute or unquestioned authority: The commander's word was law.
  • The body of principles or precepts held to express the divine will, especially as revealed in the Bible.
  • The first five books of the Hebrew Scriptures.
  • A code of principles based on morality, conscience, or nature.
  • A rule or custom generally established in a particular domain: the unwritten laws of good sportsmanship.
  • A way of life: the law of the jungle.
  • A statement describing a relationship observed to be invariable between or among phenomena for all cases in which the specified conditions are met: the law of gravity.
  • A generalization based on consistent experience or results: the law of supply and demand.
  • Mathematics A general principle or rule that is assumed or that has been proven to hold between expressions.
  • A principle of organization, procedure, or technique: the laws of grammar; the laws of visual perspective.
  • To go to law; litigate.
  • a law unto (oneself) A totally independent operator: An executive who is a law unto herself.