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Definition 1: a doctrine that is taught - [noun denoting cognition]

Samples where commandment or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the teachings of religion
  • he believed all the Christian precepts

Synonyms for commandment in the sense of this definition

(commandment is a kind of ...) a belief (or system of beliefs) accepted as authoritative by some group or school

(... is a kind of commandment ) a command based on Jesus' words in the Sermon on the Mount

"Whatsoever ye would that men do unto you, do you even so unto them"

(... is a kind of commandment ) (Judaism) a precept or commandment of the Jewish law

Definition 2: something that is commanded - [noun denoting communication]

(commandment is a kind of ...) an authoritative direction or instruction to do something

(... is an instance of commandment) the biblical commandments of Moses

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