decree n

OFr decré < L. dēcernere, decide, distinguish.

  1. Ruling; edict; proclamation; decision of a court; [fig.] commandment; eternal principle; law of the universe; Being who is wise, merciful and just; (see 2 Chronicles 30:5).

decree v

see decree, n.

  1. Order; appoint; assign; to determine judicially; ordain as by Divine appointment or fate; (see Job 22:28).