1. The collection of rules imposed by authority (synset 108458195)
    "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
  2. Legal document setting forth rules governing a particular kind of activity (synset 106544321)
    "there is a law against kidnapping"
  3. A rule or body of rules of conduct inherent in human nature and essential to or binding upon human society (synset 105879538)
  4. A generalization that describes recurring facts or events in nature (synset 105881589)
    "the laws of thermodynamics"
  5. The branch of philosophy concerned with the law and the principles that lead courts to make the decisions they do (synset 106171434)
  6. The learned profession that is mastered by graduate study in a law school and that is responsible for the judicial system (synset 100612411)
    "he studied law at Yale"
  7. The force of policemen and officers (synset 108226608)
    "the law came looking for him"

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