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Rule (IPA: /ˈɹuɫ/)


Rule (a.)

That which is prescribed or laid down as a guide for conduct or action; a governing direction for a specific purpose; an authoritative enactment; a regulation; a prescription; a precept; as, the rules of various societies; the rules governing a school; a rule of etiquette or propriety; the rules of cricket.

Rule (a.)

Uniform or established course of things.

Rule (a.)

Systematic method or practice; as, my ule is to rise at six o'clock.

Rule (a.)

Ordibary course of procedure; usual way; comon state or condition of things; as, it is a rule to which there are many exeptions.

Rule (a.)

Conduct in general; behavior.

Rule (a.)

The act of ruling; administration of law; government; empire; authority; control.

Rule (a.)

An order regulating the practice of the courts, or an order made between parties to an action or a suit.

Rule (a.)

A determinate method prescribed for performing any operation and producing a certain result; as, a rule for extracting the cube root.

Rule (a.)

A general principle concerning the formation or use of words, or a concise statement thereof; thus, it is a rule in England, that s or es , added to a noun in the singular number, forms the plural of that noun; but "LFT man RHT" forms its plural "LFT men RHT", and is an exception to the rule.

Rule (a.)

A straight strip of wood, metal, or the like, which serves as a guide in drawing a straight line; a ruler.

Rule (a.)

A measuring instrument consisting of a graduated bar of wood, ivory, metal, or the like, which is usually marked so as to show inches and fractions of an inch, and jointed so that it may be folded compactly.

Rule (a.)

A thin plate of metal (usually brass) of the same height as the type, and used for printing lines, as between columns on the same page, or in tabular work.

Rule (a.)

A composing rule. See under Conposing.

Rule (n.)

To control the will and actions of; to exercise authority or dominion over; to govern; to manage.

Rule (n.)

To control or direct by influence, counsel, or persuasion; to guide; -- used chiefly in the passive.

Rule (n.)

To establish or settle by, or as by, a rule; to fix by universal or general consent, or by common practice.

Rule (n.)

To require or command by rule; to give as a direction or order of court.

Rule (n.)

To mark with lines made with a pen, pencil, etc., guided by a rule or ruler; to print or mark with lines by means of a rule or other contrivance effecting a similar result; as, to rule a sheet of paper of a blank book.

Rule (v. i.)

To have power or command; to exercise supreme authority; -- often followed by over.

Rule (v. i.)

To lay down and settle a rule or order of court; to decide an incidental point; to enter a rule.

Rule (v. i.)

To keep within a (certain) range for a time; to be in general, or as a rule; as, prices ruled lower yesterday than the day before.

Rule

Prescription, including laws, regulations, instructions, guidelines, and social conventions; determinate method for performing any operation

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Town in Haskell County, Texas, United States

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2001 song by Nas

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2010 album by Anna Tsuchiya

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Sifow song

Rule Synonyms

Convention, Pattern, Formula, Normal

Rule Synonyms

Dominion

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Formula

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Linguistic Rule

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Prescript

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Principle

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Principle

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Regulation

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Ruler

Rule Synonyms

Decree, Rule Out

Rule Synonyms

Find

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Govern

Rule Synonyms

Harness, Rein

Rule Synonyms

Reign, Dominate, Predominate, Prevai

RULE (Acronym / Abbreviation)

Probation Violation

RULE (Acronym / Abbreviation)

Rubus leucodermis

RULE (Acronym / Abbreviation)

RULE INDUSTRIES, INC.

Rule (Last Name / Surname)

Rule is the #5,573 most common last name / surname from the 2010 United States Census. The census reported that 6,236 people had that surname.

Spanish Translation

Rule in Spanish is Regla

Tagalog Translation

Rule in Tagalog is Batas

Example Sentence (Quote)

" "for righteous monarchs, Justly to judge, with their own eyes should see; To rule o'er freemen, should themselves be free." - Freedom

Example Sentence (Quote)

" "it was a cardinal rule in the East not to show one's true feelings." - Anthony Burgess

Example Sentence (Quote)

" "˜Try now to answer my third riddle. By what rule to you tell a copy from an original?'" - C. S. Lewis

Example Sentence (Quote)

" "Everything is magic when you don't know what it is. Your sliding rule is a magic wand to most people ."" - Discworld

Example Sentence (Quote)

" (also) Rule 1: Don't wander off. -The Girl in the Fireplace 2.4 (6 May 2006), The Eleventh Hour 5.1 (3 April 2010)" - The Doctor


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