Definition of Rule

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Definitions of rule

rule
a principle or condition that customarily governs behavior noun cognition
convention
something regarded as a normative example noun cognition
rule
prescribed guide for conduct or action noun communication
rule
(linguistics) a rule describing (or prescribing) a linguistic practice noun communication
principle
a basic generalization that is accepted as true and that can be used as a basis for reasoning or conduct noun cognition
rule
the duration of a monarch's or government's power noun time
dominion
dominance or power through legal authority noun state
rule
directions that define the way a game or sport is to be conducted noun communication
rule
any one of a systematic body of regulations defining the way of life of members of a religious order noun communication
principle
a rule or law concerning a natural phenomenon or the function of a complex system noun cognition
rule
(mathematics) a standard procedure for solving a class of mathematical problems noun cognition
rule
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 noun artifact
govern
exercise authority over; as of nations verb social
rule
decide with authority verb cognition
predominate
be larger in number, quantity, power, status or importance verb stative
rule
decide on and make a declaration about verb communication
rule
have an affinity with; of signs of the zodiac verb stative
rule
mark or draw with a ruler verb creation
rule
keep in check verb change