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codify (Also codifying, codifies, codified) : Related Words Words similar in meaning to codify

justinian_code

  • noun the legal code of ancient Rome; codified under Justinian; the basis for many modern systems of civil law
    Roman law; jus civile; civil law.

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code

  • noun a set of rules or principles or laws (especially written ones)
    codification.
  • noun a coding system used for transmitting messages requiring brevity or secrecy

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civil

  • adjective satellite applying to ordinary citizens as contrasted with the military
    • civil authorities
  • adjective not rude; marked by satisfactory (or especially minimal) adherence to social usages and sufficient but not noteworthy consideration for others
    polite.
    • even if he didn't like them he should have been civil"- W.S. Maugham

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codification

  • noun the act of codifying; arranging in a systematic order
  • noun a set of rules or principles or laws (especially written ones)
    code.

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penal_code

  • noun the legal code governing crimes and their punishment

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civil

  • adjective satellite applying to ordinary citizens as contrasted with the military
    • civil authorities
  • adjective not rude; marked by satisfactory (or especially minimal) adherence to social usages and sufficient but not noteworthy consideration for others
    polite.
    • even if he didn't like them he should have been civil"- W.S. Maugham

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systematise

  • verb arrange according to a system or reduce to a system
    systematize; systemize; systemise.
    • systematize our scientific knowledge

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systemise

  • verb arrange according to a system or reduce to a system
    systematize; systematise; systemize.
    • systematize our scientific knowledge

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health_code

  • noun set of standards established and enforced by government for health requirements as in plumbing etc
    sanitary code.

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dress_code

  • noun a set of rules specifying the correct manner of dress while on the premises of the institution (or specifying what manner of dress is prohibited)

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organize

  • verb create (as an entity)
    organise; form.
    • social groups form everywhere
    • They formed a company
  • verb cause to be structured or ordered or operating according to some principle or idea
    organise.

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design

  • noun the act of working out the form of something (as by making a sketch or outline or plan)
    designing.
    • he contributed to the design of a new instrument
  • noun an arrangement scheme
    plan.
    • the awkward design of the keyboard made operation difficult
    • it was an excellent design for living
    • a plan for seating guests

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united_states_code

  • noun a consolidation and codification by subject matter of the general and permanent laws of the United States; is prepared and published by a unit of the United States House of Representatives
    U. S. Code.

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calendar

  • noun a system of timekeeping that defines the beginning and length and divisions of the year
  • noun a list or register of events (appointments or social events or court cases etc)
    • I have you on my calendar for next Monday

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dress

  • noun a one-piece garment for a woman; has skirt and bodice
    frock.
  • noun clothing of a distinctive style or for a particular occasion
    garb; attire.
    • formal attire
    • battle dress

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digest

  • noun a periodical that summarizes the news
  • noun something that is compiled (as into a single book or file)
    compilation.

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civil_law

  • noun the body of laws established by a state or nation for its own regulation
  • noun the legal code of ancient Rome; codified under Justinian; the basis for many modern systems of civil law
    Justinian code; Roman law; jus civile.

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building_code

  • noun set of standards established and enforced by local government for the structural safety of buildings

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salic_law

  • noun the code of laws of the Salian Franks and other German tribes

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roman_law

  • noun the legal code of ancient Rome; codified under Justinian; the basis for many modern systems of civil law
    Justinian code; jus civile; civil law.

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jurisprudence

  • noun the branch of philosophy concerned with the law and the principles that lead courts to make the decisions they do
    legal philosophy; law.
  • noun the collection of rules imposed by authority
    law.
    • civilization presupposes respect for the law
    • the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order

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criminal_law

  • noun the body of law dealing with crimes and their punishment

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codify

  • verb organize into a code or system, such as a body of law
    • Hammurabi codified the laws

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fire_code

  • noun set of standards established and enforced by government for fire prevention and safety in case of fire as in fire escapes etc

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legal

  • adjective established by or founded upon law or official or accepted rules
  • adjective of or relating to jurisprudence
    • legal loophole

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writing

  • noun the act of creating written works
    authorship; penning; composition.
    • writing was a form of therapy for him
    • it was a matter of disputed authorship
  • noun the work of a writer; anything expressed in letters of the alphabet (especially when considered from the point of view of style and effect)
    written material; piece of writing.
    • the writing in her novels is excellent
    • that editorial was a fine piece of writing

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rationalise

  • verb structure and run according to rational or scientific principles in order to achieve desired results
    rationalize.
    • We rationalized the factory's production and raised profits
  • verb defend, explain, clear away, or make excuses for by reasoning
    rationalize; apologise; excuse; apologize; justify.
    • rationalize the child's seemingly crazy behavior
    • he rationalized his lack of success

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maffia

  • noun a crime syndicate in the United States; organized in families; believed to have important relations to the Sicilian Mafia
    Mafia; Cosa Nostra.
  • noun a secret terrorist group in Sicily; originally opposed tyranny but evolved into a criminal organization in the middle of the 19th century
    Sicilian Mafia; Mafia.

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health

  • noun a healthy state of wellbeing free from disease
    wellness.
    • physicians should be held responsible for the health of their patients
  • noun the general condition of body and mind
    • his delicate health
    • in poor health

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print

  • noun the text appearing in a book, newspaper, or other printed publication
    • I want to see it in print
  • noun a picture or design printed from an engraving

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organise

  • verb bring order and organization to
    coordinate; organize.
    • Can you help me organize my files?
  • verb create (as an entity)
    organize; form.
    • social groups form everywhere
    • They formed a company

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criminal

  • noun someone who has committed a crime or has been legally convicted of a crime
    malefactor; crook; outlaw; felon.
  • adjective satellite bringing or deserving severe rebuke or censure
    condemnable; deplorable; vicious; reprehensible.
    • a criminal waste of talent
    • a deplorable act of violence
    • adultery is as reprehensible for a husband as for a wife

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stone

  • noun a lump or mass of hard consolidated mineral matter
    rock.
    • he threw a rock at me
  • noun building material consisting of a piece of rock hewn in a definite shape for a special purpose
    • he wanted a special stone to mark the site

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cosa_nostra

  • noun a crime syndicate in the United States; organized in families; believed to have important relations to the Sicilian Mafia
    Maffia; Mafia.

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bushido

  • noun traditional code of the Japanese samurai which stressed courage and loyalty and self-discipline and simple living

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fire

  • noun the event of something burning (often destructive)
    • they lost everything in the fire
  • noun the act of firing weapons or artillery at an enemy
    firing.
    • hold your fire until you can see the whites of their eyes
    • they retreated in the face of withering enemy fire

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jus

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plan

  • noun a series of steps to be carried out or goals to be accomplished
    program; programme.
    • they drew up a six-step plan
    • they discussed plans for a new bond issue
  • noun an arrangement scheme
    design.
    • the awkward design of the keyboard made operation difficult
    • it was an excellent design for living
    • a plan for seating guests

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decide

  • verb reach, make, or come to a decision about something
    make up one's mind; determine.
    • We finally decided after lengthy deliberations
  • verb bring to an end; settle conclusively
    settle; resolve; adjudicate.
    • The case was decided
    • The judge decided the case in favor of the plaintiff
    • The father adjudicated when the sons were quarreling over their inheritance

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jus_civile

  • noun the legal code of ancient Rome; codified under Justinian; the basis for many modern systems of civil law
    Justinian code; Roman law; civil law.

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judge

  • noun a public official authorized to decide questions brought before a court of justice
    justice; jurist.
  • noun an authority who is able to estimate worth or quality
    evaluator.

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sanitary

  • adjective free from filth and pathogens
    healthful.
    • sanitary conditions for preparing food
    • a sanitary washroom

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law

  • noun the collection of rules imposed by authority
    jurisprudence.
    • civilization presupposes respect for the law
    • the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order
  • noun legal document setting forth rules governing a particular kind of activity
    • there is a law against kidnapping

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reading

  • noun the cognitive process of understanding a written linguistic message
    • his main reading was detective stories
    • suggestions for further reading
  • noun a particular interpretation or performance
    • on that reading it was an insult
    • he was famous for his reading of Mozart

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building

  • noun a structure that has a roof and walls and stands more or less permanently in one place
    edifice.
    • there was a three-story building on the corner
    • it was an imposing edifice
  • noun the act of constructing something
    construction.
    • during the construction we had to take a detour
    • his hobby was the building of boats

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systematize

  • verb arrange according to a system or reduce to a system
    systematise; systemize; systemise.
    • systematize our scientific knowledge

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resolve

  • noun the trait of being resolute
    resoluteness; firmness of purpose; resolution; firmness.
    • his resoluteness carried him through the battle
    • it was his unshakeable resolution to finish the work
  • noun a formal expression by a meeting; agreed to by a vote
    resolution; declaration.

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adjudicate

  • verb put on trial or hear a case and sit as the judge at the trial of
    judge; try.
    • The football star was tried for the murder of his wife
    • The judge tried both father and son in separate trials
  • verb bring to an end; settle conclusively
    settle; resolve; decide.
    • The case was decided
    • The judge decided the case in favor of the plaintiff
    • The father adjudicated when the sons were quarreling over their inheritance

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rationalize

  • verb defend, explain, clear away, or make excuses for by reasoning
    apologise; rationalise; excuse; apologize; justify.
    • rationalize the child's seemingly crazy behavior
    • he rationalized his lack of success
  • verb weed out unwanted or unnecessary things
    rationalise; cut; prune.
    • We had to lose weight, so we cut the sugar from our diet

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systemize

  • verb arrange according to a system or reduce to a system
    systematize; systematise; systemise.
    • systematize our scientific knowledge

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u._s._code

  • noun a consolidation and codification by subject matter of the general and permanent laws of the United States; is prepared and published by a unit of the United States House of Representatives
    United States Code.

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omerta

  • noun a code of silence practiced by the Mafia; a refusal to give evidence to the police about criminal activities

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sanitary_code

  • noun set of standards established and enforced by government for health requirements as in plumbing etc
    health code.

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try

  • noun earnest and conscientious activity intended to do or accomplish something
    effort; endeavor; attempt; endeavour.
    • made an effort to cover all the reading material
    • wished him luck in his endeavor
    • she gave it a good try
  • verb make an effort or attempt
    attempt; seek; essay; assay.
    • He tried to shake off his fears
    • The infant had essayed a few wobbly steps
    • The police attempted to stop the thief
    • He sought to improve himself
    • She always seeks to do good in the world

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settle

  • noun a long wooden bench with a back
    settee.
  • verb settle into a position, usually on a surface or ground
    settle down.
    • dust settled on the roofs

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highway_code

  • noun the code of rules governing the use of public roads

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coordinate

  • noun a number that identifies a position relative to an axis
    co-ordinate.
  • verb bring order and organization to
    organize; organise.
    • Can you help me organize my files?

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mafia

  • noun a crime syndicate in the United States; organized in families; believed to have important relations to the Sicilian Mafia
    Maffia; Cosa Nostra.
  • noun a secret terrorist group in Sicily; originally opposed tyranny but evolved into a criminal organization in the middle of the 19th century
    Sicilian Mafia; Maffia.

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order

  • noun (often plural) a command given by a superior (e.g., a military or law enforcement officer) that must be obeyed
    • the British ships dropped anchor and waited for orders from London
  • noun a degree in a continuum of size or quantity
    order of magnitude.
    • it was on the order of a mile
    • an explosion of a low order of magnitude

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penal

  • adjective of or relating to punishment
    • penal reform
    • penal code
  • adjective satellite serving as or designed to impose punishment
    • penal servitude

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