Definition of Rule. Meaning of Rule. Synonyms of Rule

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Definition of Rule

Rule
Rule Rule, v. i. 1. To have power or command; to exercise supreme authority; -- often followed by over. By me princes rule, and nobles. --Prov. viii. 16. We subdue and rule over all other creatures. --Ray. 2. (Law) To lay down and settle a rule or order of court; to decide an incidental point; to enter a rule. --Burril. Bouvier. 3. (Com.) 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
Rule Rule, n. Rule of the road (Law), any of the various regulations imposed upon travelers by land or water for their mutual convenience or safety. In the United States it is a rule of the road that land travelers passing in opposite directions shall turn out each to his own right, and generally that overtaking persons or vehicles shall turn out to the left; in England the rule for vehicles (but not for pedestrians) is the opposite of this. Run Run, n. 1. (Piquet, Cribbage, etc.) A number of cards of the same suit in sequence; as, a run of four in hearts. 2. (Golf) (a) The movement communicated to a golf ball by running. (b) The distance a ball travels after touching the ground from a stroke.

Meaning of Rule from wikipedia

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- The slide rule, also known colloquially in the United States as a slipstick, is a mechanical analog computer. The slide rule is used primarily for multiplication...
- The Irish Home Rule movement was a movement that agitated for self-government for Ireland within the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland. It was...
- The rule of law is the legal principle that law should govern a nation, as opposed to being governed by decisions of individual government officials. It...
- Home rule is the power of a constituent part (administrative division) of a state to exercise such of the state's powers of governance within its own administrative...
- In logic, a rule of inference, inference rule or transformation rule is a logical form consisting of a function which takes premises, analyzes their syntax...
- "Rule, Britannia!" is a British patriotic song, originating from the poem "Rule, Britannia" by James Thomson and set to music by Thomas Arne in 1740. It...
- In finance, the rule of 72, the rule of 70 and the rule of 69.3 are methods for estimating an investment's doubling time. The rule number (e.g., 72) is...
- A rule of thumb is a principle with broad application that is not intended to be strictly accurate or reliable for every situation. It is an easily learned...
- right-hand rule is a common mnemonic for understanding orientation conventions for vectors in three dimensions. Most of the various left and right-hand rules arise...