Definisi 'rule'
English to English
noun
1 a principle or condition that customarily governs behavior
Example:
• it was his rule to take a walk before breakfast
• short haircuts were the regulation
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2 something regarded as a normative example
Example:
• the convention of not naming the main character
• violence is the rule not the exception
• his formula for impressing visitors
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3 prescribed guide for conduct or action
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4 (linguistics) a rule describing (or prescribing) a linguistic practice
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5 a basic generalization that is accepted as true and that can be used as a basis for reasoning or conduct
Example:
• their principles of composition characterized all their works
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6 the duration of a monarch's or government's power
Example:
• during the rule of Elizabeth
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7 dominance or power through legal authority
Example:
• France held undisputed dominion over vast areas of Africa
• the rule of Caesar
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8 directions that define the way a game or sport is to be conducted
Example:
• he knew the rules of chess
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9 any one of a systematic body of regulations defining the way of life of members of a religious order
Example:
• the rule of St. Dominic
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10 a rule or law concerning a natural phenomenon or the function of a complex system
Example:
• the principle of the conservation of mass
• the principle of jet propulsion
• the right-hand rule for inductive fields
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11 (mathematics) a standard procedure for solving a class of mathematical problems
Example:
• he determined the upper bound with Descartes' rule of signs
• he gave us a general formula for attacking polynomials
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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
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13 That which is prescribed or laid down as a guide for conduct or action; a governing direction for a specific purpose; an authoritative enactment; a regulation; a prescription; a precept; as, the rules of various societies; the rules governing a school; a rule of etiquette or propriety; the rules of cricket.
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verb
14 exercise authority over; as of nations
Example:
• Who is governing the country now?
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15 decide with authority
Example:
• The King decreed that all firstborn males should be killed
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16 be larger in number, quantity, power, status or importance
Example:
• Money reigns supreme here
• Hispanics predominate in this neighborhood
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17 decide on and make a declaration about
Example:
• find someone guilty
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18 have an affinity with; of signs of the zodiac
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19 mark or draw with a ruler
Example:
• rule the margins
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20 keep in check
Example:
• rule one's temper
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21 To control the will and actions of; to exercise authority or dominion over; to govern; to manage.
source: webster1913
22 To have power or command; to exercise supreme authority; -- often followed by over.
source: webster1913
More Word(s)
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