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Synonym: administercommandcontroldecreedictatedirectdominategovernguideheadinfluenceinstructleadmanagemark offmeasureorderprevailregulatereignsuperviseAntonym: exceptionSimilar words: as a rulerulingschedulemoleculeon schedulebehind scheduleahead of scheduleMeaning: [ruːl] n. 1. a principle or condition that customarily governs behavior 2. something regarded as a normative example 3. prescribed guide for conduct or action 4. (linguistics) a rule describing (or prescribing) a linguistic practice 5. a basic generalization that is accepted as true and that can be used as a basis for reasoning or conduct 6. a rule or law concerning a natural phenomenon or the function of a complex system 7. the duration of a monarch's or government's power 8. dominance or power through legal authority 9. directions that define the way a game or sport is to be conducted 10. any one of a systematic body of regulations defining the way of life of members of a religious order 11. (mathematics) a standard procedure for solving a class of mathematical problems 12. 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. v. 1. exercise authority over; as of nations 2. decide with authority 3. be larger in number, quantity, power, status or importance 4. decide on and make a declaration about 5. have an affinity with; of signs of the zodiac 6. mark or draw with a ruler 7. keep in check. 
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1. There is no rule without an exception. 
2. There's an exception to every rule
3. The tyrant dies and his rule ends, the martyr dies and his rule begins. 
4. The exception which proves the rule
5. I sometimes wonder whether the greater rule of all is --- to know how to please. 
6. Laws grind the poor, and rich men rule the law. 
7. It is the general rule, that all superior men inherit the elements ofsuperiority from their mother. 
8. There is no general rule without some exception. 
9. Though his kingship was challenged, he continued to rule de facto.
10. The people revolted against foreign rule and established their own government.
11. But this does not rule out unofficial discussions.
12. Rule out neatly any words which you don't wish the examiner to read.
13. This rule allows of no exceptions.
14. The rule is still in effect.
15. When you have finished an exercise, rule off.
16. The Queen reigns but does not rule.
17. It's the rule of life that everything you have always wanted comes the very second you stop looking for it.
18. I would break every rule I had just to see you be happy.
19. It's not likely to happen but I wouldn't rule out the possibility.
20. The game had a single inviolable rule: obstacles were to be overcome[], not circumvented.
21. Our factory has a hard and fast rule against smoking.
22. You must measure the length by rule and line.
23. Hanson's golden rule is to add value to whatever business he buys.
24. Under the rule of Britain, the prosperity of the island increased considerably.
25. He refused to rule out the possibility of a tax increase.
26. This rule is not applicable to young persons.
27. Great men are the guide posts and landmarks in the state;are they who see that spiritual is stronger than any material force, that thoughts rule the world. 
28. The Council has set out a timetable for returning to civilian rule.
29. He sent a special governor to Altorf, a man named Gressber, who would rule with a firm hand.
30. Senior officers could be considering a coup to restore authoritarian rule.
More similar words: as a rulerulingschedulemoleculeon schedulebehind scheduleahead of schedule
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