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rules, plural;
  1. Exercise ultimate power or authority over (an area and its people)
    • - Latin America today is ruled by elected politicians
    • - the period in which Spain ruled over Portugal
  2. (of a feeling) Have a powerful and restricting influence on (a person's life)
    • - her whole life seemed to be ruled by fear
  3. Be a dominant or powerful factor or force
    • - the black market rules supreme
  4. Pronounce authoritatively and legally to be the case
    • - a federal court ruled that he was unfairly dismissed from his job
  5. (of a planet) Have a particular influence over (a sign of the zodiac, house, aspect of life, etc.)

  6. Make parallel lines across (paper)
    • - a sheet of ruled paper
  7. Make (a straight line) on paper with a ruler

  1. One of a set of explicit or understood regulations or principles governing conduct within a particular activity or sphere
    • - the rules of the game were understood
  2. A law or principle that operates within a particular sphere of knowledge, describing or prescribing what is possible or allowable
    • - the rules of grammar
  3. A code of practice and discipline for a religious order or community
    • - the Rule of St. Benedict
  4. Control of or dominion over an area or people
    • - the revolution brought an end to British rule
  5. The normal or customary state of things
    • - such accidents are the exception rather than the rule
  6. A strip of wood or other rigid material used for measuring length or marking straight lines; a ruler

  7. A thin printed line or dash, generally used to separate headings, columns, or sections of text

  8. An order made by a judge or court with reference to a particular case only

  1. (rule) a principle or condition that customarily governs behavior; "it was his rule to take a walk before breakfast"; "short haircuts were the regulation"
  2. (rule) govern: exercise authority over; as of nations; "Who is governing the country now?"
  3. (rule) convention: something regarded as a normative example; "the convention of not naming the main character"; "violence is the rule not the exception"; "his formula for impressing visitors"
  4. (rule) decide with authority; "The King decreed that all firstborn males should be killed"
  5. (rule) predominate: be larger in number, quantity, power, status or importance; "Money reigns supreme here"; "Hispanics predominate in this neighborhood"
  6. (rule) prescribed guide for conduct or action
  7. Rules is the second album by indie pop band The Whitest Boy Alive. It was recorded in Punta Burros Nayarit, Mexico, where the band was staying to rest after a long tour. In early 2009, Australian radio station Triple J named Rules their feature album of the week.
  8. Rules is the debut novel by author Cynthia Lord. Released by Scholastic, Inc. in 2006, it was a Newbery Honor book in 2007. It is also a Sunshine State Young Readers book for 2008-2009. it also won her the Schneider Family Book Award.
  9. "Rules" is a KMFDM single from their 1996 album Xtort.
  10. Barbara is the fourth studio album and fifth overall album by indie rock band We Are Scientists, released (digitally and physically) in the UK on June 14, 2010. The release was supported by lead single "Rules Don't Stop" released on April 5, 2010 and Nice Guys released June 7, 2010. ...
  11. The Rules: Time-Tested Secrets for Capturing the Heart of Mr. Right is a controversial self-help book by Ellen Fein and Sherrie Schneider, originally published in 1995.
  12. "The Rules" is a single by Ben Kweller. It was released as a single in 2004 and appeared on the On My Way album in 2004. It also appears on the trailer of Choke the novel based film.
  13. (rule) A regulation, law, guideline; A ruler; device for measuring, a straightedge, a measure; Something to keep order; A straight line (continuous mark, as made by a pen or the like), especially one lying across a paper as a guide for writing; To regulate, be in charge of, make decisions for, ...
  14. (180° rule) The rule is a basic film editing guideline that states that two characters (or other elements) in the same scene should always have the same left/right relationship to each other. ...
  15. (180° Rule) This is the rule which states that if two people are filmed in a sequence there is an invisible line between them and the camera should only be positioned anywhere within the 180 degrees on one side of the line. ...
  16. (180° rule (also known as ‘not crossing the line’)) the filmmaking role of placing the camera in a 180° relationship with the filmed subject to ensure narrative continuity.
  17. (RULE) A vertical or horizontal line on a page.
  18. (rule) a line used to separate elements on a page
  19. (Rule) A segment of an awk program, that specifies how to process single input records. A rule consists of a pattern and an action. awk reads an input record; then, for each rule, if the input record satisfies the rule's pattern, awk executes the rule's action. ...
  20. (Rule) Line used as a graphic element to separate or organize copy
  21. (Rule (ruling line)) A geometric line used as a graphic enhancement in page assembly -- the term is used to distinguish ruling lines from a line of type.
  22. A rule is any agency statement of general applicability that implements, interprets or prescribes law or policy, or describes the procedure or practice requirements of an agency. A rule can be either a policy or procedure.
  23. (Rule) Line used for graphic effect.
  24. (Rule) Official R&A rule or local rule.
  25. ("3:1 Rule") ("3-to-1 Rule") Rule-of-thumb ratio for the minimum distance mics should be spaced apart ("3 times X"), compared to their distance from the sound source ("X"). See also Phase Cancellation.