What are some opposite words for canon?

Antonyms for canon
ˈkæn ən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. canon(noun)

    a rule or especially body of rules or principles generally established as valid and fundamental in a field or art or philosophy

    "the neoclassical canon"; "canons of polite society"

    Synonyms:
    canyon

  2. canon(noun)

    a priest who is a member of a cathedral chapter

    Synonyms:
    canyon

  3. canyon, canon(noun)

    a ravine formed by a river in an area with little rainfall

    Synonyms:
    canyon

  4. canon(noun)

    a contrapuntal piece of music in which a melody in one part is imitated exactly in other parts

    Synonyms:
    canyon

  5. canon(noun)

    a complete list of saints that have been recognized by the Roman Catholic Church

    Synonyms:
    canyon

  6. canon(noun)

    a collection of books accepted as holy scripture especially the books of the Bible recognized by any Christian church as genuine and inspired

    Synonyms:
    canyon

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. canon

    Law, in its ideal, is the statement of a principle of right in mandatory form, by competent authority, with adequate penalty for disobedience; in common use, the term is applied to any legislative act, however imperfect or unjust. Command and commandment are personal and particular; as, the commands of a parent; the ten commandments. An edict is the act of an absolute sovereign or other authority; we speak of the edict of an emperor, the decree of a court. A mandate is specific, for an occasion or a purpose; a superior court issues its mandate to an inferior court to send up its records. Statute is the recognized legal term for a specific law; enactment is the more vague and general expression. We speak of algebraic or chemical formulas, municipal ordinances, military orders, army regulations, ecclesiastical canons, the rules of a business house. Law is often used, also, for a recognized principle, whose violation is attended with injury or loss that acts like a penalty; as, the laws of business; the laws of nature. In more strictly scientific use, a natural law is simply a recognized system of sequences or relations; as, Kepler's laws of planetary distances. A code is a system of laws; jurisprudence is the science of law, or a system of laws scientifically considered, classed, and interpreted; legislation, primarily the act of legislating, denotes also the body of statutes enacted by a legislative body. An economy (Greek oikonomia, primarily the management of a house) is any comprehensive system of administration; as, domestic economy; but the word is extended to the administration or government of a state or people, signifying a body of laws and regulations, with the entire system, political or religious, especially the latter, of which they form a part; as, the code of Draco, Roman jurisprudence, British legislation, the Mosaic economy. Law is also used as a collective noun for a system of laws or recognized rules or regulations, including not only all special laws, but the principles on which they are based. The Mosaic economy is known also as the Mosaic law, and we speak of the English common law, or the law of nations. Polity (Greek politeia, from polis, a city) signifies the form, constitution, or method of government of a nation, state, church, or other institution; in usage it differs from economy as applying rather to the system, while economy applies especially to method, or to the system as administered; an economy might be termed a polity considered with especial reference to its practical administration, hence commonly with special reference to details or particulars, while polity has more reference to broad principles.

    Synonyms:
    code, command, commandment, decree, economy, edict, enactment, formula, jurisprudence, law, legislation, mandate, order, ordinance, polity, principle, regulation, rule, statute

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. canon

    Antonyms:
    misguidance, antinomy, irregularity, misrule

    Synonyms:
    rule, measure, regulation, test, law

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. canon(n)

    Synonyms:
    law, rule, regulation

Editors Contribution

  1. apocrypha

    religious writing not codified into canon

    the book of the maccabees is considered part of the apocrypha of jewish writings and is not considered part of jewish canon and law.

    Submitted by anonymous on November 9, 2020  

How to use canon in a sentence?

  1. Toshiba CEO Masashi Muromachi:

    We wanted, somehow, to recover our shareholders' equity, in the midst of this, there was this wonderful proposal from Canon.

  2. Ryan Reynolds:

    I think this character inhabits a space in the comic book universe that no other canon does, it's a miracle that a studio let us make 'Deadpool,' let alone a R-rated 'Deadpool.'.

  3. Prime Minister Enda Kenny:

    All of his plays, including' Translations',' Faith Healer',' Philadelphia, Here I Come !' and' Dancing at Lughnasa', will forever form part of the canon of greatness in dramatic writing.

  4. John Hudson:

    John Hudson, who added that hed traveled to the country to snap pictures of birds using John Hudson DSLR Canon 5D Mark IV, said John Hudson got very lucky and was amazed at what hed been able to photograph. The extraordinary snaps are almost never seen with the naked eye because bats feed at night and are notoriously difficult to spot. ( Credit : SWNS) CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP Ive been a keen photographer since I was 14 and I have a particular interest in things like hummingbirds.

  5. John Stephens:

    I live in a world in which characters can come back frequently, dC has been really flexible about characters who we in the canon know, 'They survive, because they have to do X later.' Those characters, as we'll see going forward, even in this season, they are not invulnerable. Some of those characters who everyone will expect to survive will not survive, which will make things exciting because all the characters have a target on their back.

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