Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. mandatum, fr. mandare, to commit to one's charge, order, orig., to put into one's hand; manus, hand + dare, to give: cf. F. mandat,. See Manual Date a time, and cf. Commend Maundy Thursday
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr. mandat—L. mandātum, mandāre—manus, hand, dăre, give.
Or rather, her mandate.
"The Golden Silence" by C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
They therefore refused to obey the king's mandate, and were cited to appear before the court of ecclesiastical commission.
"The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.I., Part F. From Charles II. to James II." by David Hume
It was neglected until 1584, when a royal mandate caused the traders of Nombre de Dios to migrate thither.
"On the Spanish Main" by John Masefield
ASSIGNATS AND MANDATS: the Money and the Finances of the French Revolution of 1789.
"Scientific American, Volume XXXVI., No. 8, February 24, 1877" by Various
The Marquis de Mandat took charge of the defence.
"The French Revolution" by R. M. Johnston
It was from Agatha Geddis, and its wording was a curt mandate.
"Branded" by Francis Lynde
But her eyes were a mandate, and they were also a plea.
"The Way of Ambition" by Robert Hichens
Members of a conquered race, they are meek, and have long ago given up the hope of being able to resist the mandates of official people.
"The Simpkins Plot" by George A. Birmingham
Karna by his warlike valour is of crowned kings the peer, Karna shall be crowned monarch, nations shall his mandate hear!
"Maha-bharata" by Anonymous
Well, I've obeyed your mandate, you see.
"The Eternal City" by Hall Caine
To him the simple spell who knows
The spirits of the ring to sway,
Fresh power with every sunrise flows,
And royal pursuivants are those
That fly his mandates to obey.
"Birthday Verses" by James Russell Lowell
Father! at whose awakening nod
The early day-break gilds the hills;
'Tis Thine almighty mandate, God!
Which mountain, valley, sea and sod,
With light and joy and glory fills.
"Summer: Wednesday Morning" by John Bowring
"He will not know that still the hour I mourn,
When death all hopes of pardon snatch'd away;
That still this heart by sad remembrance torn,
Repeats the dreadful mandate of that day.
"The Daughter" by Matilda Betham
Glory we count of lesser worth
Than wife and babe and hearth and home;
Theirs is the mandate speeding forth
Our steps of thunder on the foam;
For them we fight, for them we stand,
Yea, and for faith 'twixt land and land.
"The Man Forsworn " by William Watson
They have heard the call of infinite Death,
The ordering of his word,
"Arise, go forth and conquer where ye can;
For that is the only law ye know,
Its mandate men have heard,
Let them beware when they your path would span.
"The Sea-Armies" by Cale Young Rice
The mandate came.—
Marco must go. What! leave the dear ones all
Alone. The gray-haired sire sunning himself
Without the cottage door? The little wife in
Blooming womanhood? The cherub who in
Human form had come to bless his home?
"Uranne" by Mary Weston Fordham
The Guardian and I were delighted, after fighting PG&E since 1969 to enforce the public power mandates of the federal Raker Act, to see the SF Board of Supervisors finally start the process rolling on a veto-proof 8-3 vote.
A Vermont, US state Senate bill that was preliminarily approved this week would mandate the purchase of higher-efficiency appliances within the state.
Keep Obamacare's Individual Mandate in Proper Perspective.
I think there were plausible alternatives to the individual mandate that could have addressed free-ridership in healthcare.
Biofuel mandate worsens drought's effect.
Western Growers moves to mandate safety.
16 mandate for high-BAC, first-time offenders.
A quarter of Americans expect to pay individual mandate tax.
One researcher wants to mandate including this substance in all salt.
Mandated review may determine how best to update chemical health effects database.
The Plain Dealer Home values in Chagrin Falls increased 9 percent in this year's state-mandated reappraisal.
As people vote in the Sudan election, a recent report says that $700 million – perhaps much more – may have been underpaid to South Sudan since a 2005 peace agreement mandated the sharing of oil revenues with Khartoum in the North.
Notre Dame, Dioceses Sue Over Obama Mandate.
Dozens of Roman Catholic dioceses, schools and other institutions are suing the Obama administration over a mandate that most employers provide birth control coverage.
Washington should mandate the tweak.
Binary black holes in close orbit around each other are highly relativistic and mandate the inclusion of higher PN order terms in their description.
Probing the non-linear structure of general relativity with black hole binaries
We now turn to the modiﬁcation of the axioms mandated by the implementation of corners.
Two-dimensional quantum Yang-Mills theory with corners
Isothermal Electrons Equation (96) mandates that the perturbed electron temperature must remain constant along the perturbed ﬁeld lines.
Astrophysical gyrokinetics: kinetic and fluid turbulent cascades in magnetized weakly collisional plasmas
The success of this effort mandates signiﬁcant additional investment in theoretical resources in terms of focused collaborative initiatives.
Phases of QCD: Summary of the Rutgers Long Range Plan Town Meeting
Fagan inspection mandates team inspection rather than individual inspection.
Recommended Practices for Spreadsheet Testing