rule




rule - noun

  • a principle or condition that customarily governs behavior
  • something regarded as a normative example
  • prescribed guide for conduct or action
  • (linguistics) a rule describing (or prescribing) a linguistic practice
  • a basic generalization that is accepted as true and that can be used as a basis for reasoning or conduct
  • the duration of a monarch's or government's power
  • dominance or power through legal authority
  • directions that define the way a game or sport is to be conducted
  • any one of a systematic body of regulations defining the way of life of members of a religious order
  • a rule or law concerning a natural phenomenon or the function of a complex system
  • (mathematics) a standard procedure for solving a class of mathematical problems
  • measuring stick consisting of a strip of wood or metal or plastic with a straight edge that is used for drawing straight lines and measuring lengths

  • rule - verb

    • exercise authority over; as of nations
    • decide with authority
    • be larger in number, quantity, power, status or importance
    • decide on and make a declaration about
    • have an affinity with; of signs of the zodiac
    • mark or draw with a ruler
    • keep in check

    rule - thesaurus

    convention   decree   dominate   dominion   find   formula   govern   harness   normal   pattern   predominate   prescript   prevail   principle   regulation   reign   rein   ruler  


    View spelling list Long /oo/ spelled u-e and learn about the word rule in the Spellzone English spelling course, Unit 13. Spelling choices for /oo/ sound: oo, ou.

    Scrabble score for rule

    r is 1 u is 1 l is 1 e is 1
    Scrabble score = 4

    generated at 07:43:55 on 15-01-23

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