Law is a set of rules that are commonly made by governments that citizens must follow or face punishment. This includes the laws that prohibit certain activities such as stealing and murder.
Definition of law:
A rule of conduct developed by government or society over a specific territory, followed by practices and customs that deal with crime, business, social relationships, property, finance etc. The controlling authority, whether it be a ruler, a parliament, or a court, enforces the laws.
Definition of Law:
A written or positive rule or collection of rules prescribed under the authority of a state or nation, as by the people in their constitution; statutes. It is the system of rules and sanctions that enforces justice in society, primarily as a means of social control.
The legal department of knowledge concerned with the law; jurisprudence: (law)
A system of laws that regulate the behaviour of human beings.
The binding rules of conduct that prescribe duty and obligation, derived largely from custom or formal enactment by a ruler or legislature; law derives its legitimacy ultimately from universally accepted principles such as the essential justness of the rules, or the sovereign power of a parliament to enact them.
A rule of action that imposes a consistent reality or results from experiments and observations.