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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: 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"

noun: prescribed guide for conduct or action

noun: (linguistics) a rule describing (or prescribing) a linguistic practice

noun: a basic generalization that is accepted as true and that can be used as a basis for reasoning or conduct; "their principles of composition characterized all their works"

noun: the duration of a monarch's or government's power; "during the rule of Elizabeth"

noun: dominance or power through legal authority; "France held undisputed dominion over vast areas of Africa"; "the rule of Caesar"

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: a rule or law concerning a natural phenomenon or the function of a complex system; "the principle of the conservation of mass"; "the principle of jet propulsion"; "the right-hand rule for inductive fields"

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: exercise authority over; as of nations; "Who is governing the country now?"

verb: decide with authority; "The King decreed that all firstborn males should be killed"

verb: be larger in number, quantity, power, status or importance; "Money reigns supreme here"; "Hispanics predominate in this neighborhood"

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"


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rule

Length: 4 letters

Scrabble value: 4

Words with Friends value: 6

Literati value: 4

TWL (USA): Found

SOWPODS (UK): Found


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