Key: "S:" = Show Synset (semantic) relations, "W:" = Show Word (lexical) relations
Display options for sense: (gloss) "an example sentence"
- S: (n) law, jurisprudence (the collection of rules imposed by authority) "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
- S: (n) law (legal document setting forth rules governing a particular kind of activity) "there is a law against kidnapping"
- S: (n) law, natural law (a rule or body of rules of conduct inherent in human nature and essential to or binding upon human society)
- S: (n) law, law of nature (a generalization that describes recurring facts or events in nature) "the laws of thermodynamics"
- S: (n) jurisprudence, law, legal philosophy (the branch of philosophy concerned with the law and the principles that lead courts to make the decisions they do)
- S: (n) law, practice of law (the learned profession that is mastered by graduate study in a law school and that is responsible for the judicial system) "he studied law at Yale"
- S: (n) police, police force, constabulary, law (the force of policemen and officers) "the law came looking for him"