Associations to the word «Precept»

Wiktionary

PRECEPT, noun. A rule or principle, especially one governing personal conduct.
PRECEPT, noun. (legal) A written command, especially a demand for payment.
PRECEPT, verb. (obsolete) To teach by precepts.

Dictionary definition

PRECEPT, noun. Rule of personal conduct.
PRECEPT, noun. A doctrine that is taught; "the teachings of religion"; "he believed all the Christian precepts".

Wise words

It is better wither to be silent, or to say things of more value than silence. Sooner throw a pearl at hazard than an idle or useless word; and do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in a few.
Pythagoras