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1. rule

noun. ['ˈruːl'] a principle or condition that customarily governs behavior.

Synonyms

  • guidepost
  • rule of cy pres
  • restriction
  • regulation
  • conception
  • cy pres doctrine
  • cy pres
  • concept
  • working principle
  • working rule
  • construct
  • limitation
  • rule of thumb

Antonyms

  • windward
  • upgrade
  • downgrade
  • snarl

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2. rule

noun. ['ˈruːl'] something regarded as a normative example.

Synonyms

  • pattern
  • practice
  • code of conduct
  • code of behavior
  • formula
  • normal
  • universal
  • mores

Antonyms

  • enfranchisement
  • leeward
  • outgoing
  • incoming

3. rule

verb. ['ˈruːl'] exercise authority over; as of nations.

Synonyms

  • control
  • dictate
  • throne
  • reign
  • command
  • govern

Antonyms

  • standard
  • criticize
  • unorthodoxy
  • unconventionality

4. rule

noun. ['ˈruːl'] prescribed guide for conduct or action.

Synonyms

  • ordinance
  • book
  • prescript
  • rule of evidence
  • communications protocol
  • golden rule
  • direction
  • dictate
  • precept
  • parliamentary law
  • rubric
  • Miranda rule
  • bylaw
  • canon
  • order
  • rule book
  • protocol
  • etiquette
  • principle
  • instruction
  • regulation
  • parliamentary procedure
  • rules of order

Antonyms

  • advantage
  • derestrict
  • powerlessness
  • unrestraint

5. rule

verb. ['ˈruːl'] decide with authority.

Synonyms

  • decree
  • overturn
  • determine
  • overrule
  • rule in
  • rule out
  • override
  • overthrow
  • decide
  • make up one's mind

Antonyms

  • decrement
  • devolution
  • ride
  • algorithmic

6. rule

noun. ['ˈruːl'] (linguistics) a rule describing (or prescribing) a linguistic practice.

Synonyms

  • rule of grammar
  • conception
  • concept
  • rule of morphology
  • linguistic universal
  • linguistic rule
  • construct
  • universal
  • morphological rule

Antonyms

  • stay
  • synchronize
  • consecrate
  • correct

7. rule

noun. ['ˈruːl'] a basic generalization that is accepted as true and that can be used as a basis for reasoning or conduct.

Synonyms

  • generalisation
  • principle
  • yang
  • yin
  • generality
  • pillar
  • feng shui

Antonyms

  • yin
  • divest
  • inactivity
  • nonstandard

8. rule

verb. ['ˈruːl'] be larger in number, quantity, power, status or importance.

Synonyms

  • prevail
  • dominate
  • preponderate
  • outweigh
  • overbalance
  • outbalance
  • override
  • reign
  • predominate

Antonyms

  • conventional
  • disassembly
  • disagree
  • abnormal

9. rule

verb. ['ˈruːl'] decide on and make a declaration about.

Synonyms

  • pronounce
  • find
  • judge
  • label

Antonyms

  • particular
  • particular proposition
  • unadaptable
  • specific

10. rule

noun. ['ˈruːl'] directions that define the way a game or sport is to be conducted.

Synonyms

  • instruction
  • direction
  • rule book
  • book

Antonyms

  • intemperance
  • unskillfulness
  • synchronise
  • falsify

Example sentences of the word exclusionary-rule


1. Noun Phrase
Under the narrow exclusionary rule, victims of wrongful death suits can exclude their pain and suffering awards if their state's laws do not allow juries or judges to award other types of damage awards.

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