alphabet

Rule

Definition of rule:

part of speech: verb

To govern: to manage: to settle as by a rule: to establish by decision: to determine, as a court: to mark with lines.

part of speech: noun

That which regulates; government; principle; law; order; instrument used in drawing lines, or measuring.

part of speech: verb

To govern or control; settle, as by a rule; manage, control, influence, or restrain; establish by a decision; mark with lines with the aid of a straight strip.

part of speech: noun

Government: a principle: a standard: a statute: a maxim: order: an instrument used in drawing lines.

part of speech: noun

A standard or principle of conduct; as, honesty should be the rule for all; regulation; as, a rule of the game; an established usage or law; government; authority; as, a democratic rule; usual course of action; as, I walk there as a rule; that which is true or may be expected in the majority of cases; as, among the people of some countries, ignorance is the rule; a straight strip for drawing lines.

part of speech: verb

To govern; settle by a rule; mark with straight lines.

part of speech: verb

To exercise power; decide; range, as prices.

part of speech: verb

To exercise power: to decide: to lay down and settle: to stand or range, as prices.

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