[ US /ˈɫɑ, ˈɫɔ/ ]
[ UK /lˈɔː/ ]
  1. the collection of rules imposed by authority
    the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order
    civilization presupposes respect for the law
  2. legal document setting forth rules governing a particular kind of activity
    there is a law against kidnapping
  3. the force of policemen and officers
    the law came looking for him
  4. the branch of philosophy concerned with the law and the principles that lead courts to make the decisions they do
  5. 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
  6. a rule or body of rules of conduct inherent in human nature and essential to or binding upon human society
  7. a generalization that describes recurring facts or events in nature
    the laws of thermodynamics
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How To Use law In A Sentence

  • It is recognised as a crime against humanity under international law.
  • Which is stupid, considering the drivers around here A: Don't normally stop for people and in fact have been caught trying to sneak ~around~ them and B: I've been nicked several times and almost hit three times different instances last summer attempting to obey the biking laws, none of those for mistakes on my part as I've been scared shitless at the lack of aware driving that's crept over my town. The funny thing about Pain..... (Let's talk trauma!)
  • Statutory rape laws were first enacted to protect minors from older predators.
  • The recession blindsided a lot of lawyers who had previously taken for granted their comfortable income.
  • The house was a semi-detached with a couple of children playing in the front lawn and his son was just arriving home from his days work.
  • The abuse of libel laws is not imaginary. Times, Sunday Times
  • Well, the good news is a few weeks ago they were talking about it being the main source of law, so there has been some concession there, which the Iraqi women leaders have been fighting for.
  • Bumabagsak ang Mayon koooo! ... reynz: hahaha takot lang nilang maghubad ako pag di nila binoto ang mayon hehehe an2nette: Hi! natumbok mo mahal na reyna, sige, abangan ko ang bago mong niluluto, wag yong hilaw ... reynz: hoy! ano ba? hahaha! ba't ako ok naman dito! baka kayo dyan sa China at Pinas lang hahaha! ... reynz: NAKNAMPUCHAAAA!!! hahaha! Reyna elena dot com
  • The "lawmen" in the Justice Department, etc, who are doing the hard work to bring these Wall Street criminals to the courthouse will be compromised. Stephen Gyllenhaal: Goldman and Sachs and Lipstick and Rouge
  • There's nothing you can do to change the little ones' minds about the gewgaws and gimcracks they expect to find beneath the tree - or to stop your in-laws' annual onslaught, for that matter.
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