rule

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  • Info Rule and ruling usually refers to standards for activities.
  • That means a social rule changes over time within the same society.
  • The rest of the rules are nearly the same as those of the original version.
  • This rule is in effect just like that of association football.
  • He considered all the evidence and ruled in the way that seemed just.
  • This need is often met when a particular set of house rules becomes generally recognized.
  • The current rules do not provide for a two-player game.
  • The direction of B can be found via the right-hand rule.
  • Had the current rule been in play, France would have won instead.
  • For the above set of rules this is indeed the case.
  • It is a home rule city with a Council-Manager form of government-one.
  • This is the rule in most countries other than the United States.
  • Prior to the one-drop rule, different states had different laws regarding color.
  • There are rules on how to use the flag for certain events.
  • The right hand rule is used to identify the direction of the current.
  • The rules are simple, so even young children can play.
  • A "program of action" was introduced, and party rules were given minor changes.
  • There are many rules to contact in this type of football.
  • This was the first time in the court's history it had ruled as such.
  • Any institution common to both is the exception rather than the rule.
  • He also wrote the first set of official baseball rules.
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Meaning of rule

  • noun A principle or condition that customarily governs behavior
    it was his rule to take a walk before breakfast, short haircuts were the regulation
  • noun Prescribed guide for conduct or action
  • noun (linguistics) a rule describing (or prescribing) a linguistic practice
  • noun The duration of a monarch's or government's power
    during the rule of Elizabeth
  • noun Directions that define the way a game or sport is to be conducted
    he knew the rules of chess
  • noun Any one of a systematic body of regulations defining the way of life of members of a religious order
    the rule of St. Dominic
  • noun (mathematics) a standard procedure for solving a class of mathematical problems
    he determined the upper bound with Descartes' rule of signs, he gave us a general formula for attacking polynomials
  • noun 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
  • verb Decide with authority
    The King decreed that all firstborn males should be killed
  • verb Decide on and make a declaration about
    find someone guilty
  • verb Have an affinity with; of signs of the zodiac
  • verb Mark or draw with a ruler
    rule the margins
  • verb Keep in check
    rule one's temper