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1. book

noun. ['ˈbʊk'] a written work or composition that has been published (printed on pages bound together).

Synonyms

  • appointment book
  • copybook
  • reference
  • bestiary
  • storybook
  • school text
  • workbook
  • book of facts
  • review copy
  • running head
  • brochure
  • playbook
  • trade edition
  • catalog
  • formulary
  • catalogue
  • catechism
  • textbook
  • songbook
  • pamphlet
  • leaflet
  • text
  • running headline
  • pop-up
  • publication
  • phrase book
  • reference book
  • schoolbook
  • authority
  • booklet
  • pharmacopeia
  • folder
  • text edition
  • prayerbook
  • reference work
  • pop-up book
  • yearbook
  • signature
  • tome
  • prayer book
  • trade book
  • appointment calendar

Antonyms

  • trade edition
  • exclude
  • arise
  • show

Etymology

  • book (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • boc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Rule Book

  • gobbledygook
  • create-a-book
  • undertook
  • undercook
  • vanhook
  • precook
  • overtook
  • overcook
  • mistook
  • kirkuk
  • forsook
  • unhook
  • unbook
  • stroock
  • retook
  • rebook
  • mccook
  • decook
  • chinook
  • snook
  • schnook
  • flook
  • crooke
  • crook
  • brooke
  • brook
  • zook
  • tooke
  • took
  • shook

2. 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

3. 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

4. book

noun. ['ˈbʊk'] physical objects consisting of a number of pages bound together.

Synonyms

  • sketch pad
  • picture book
  • order book
  • sketch block
  • coffee-table book
  • product
  • binding
  • album
  • fore edge
  • novel
  • notebook
  • softback book
  • cover
  • paperback
  • backbone
  • soft-cover book
  • soft-cover
  • back
  • sketchbook
  • folio
  • spine
  • book binding
  • softback
  • paper-back book
  • hardback
  • production
  • hardcover
  • paperback book
  • journal
  • volume

Antonyms

  • certain
  • uncertain
  • sure
  • unsure

Etymology

  • book (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • boc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. rule

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

Synonyms

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

Antonyms

  • standard
  • criticize
  • unorthodoxy
  • unconventionality

6. 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

7. 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

8. 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

9. book

verb. ['ˈbʊk'] engage for a performance.

Antonyms

  • forfeit

Etymology

  • book (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • boc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. 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

Sentences with rule-book


1. Noun Phrase
Rule 12B, section I-a of the National Basketball Association rule book specifies that hip checking is an illegal offense since it is "contact that results in the re-routing of an opponent."

2. Noun Phrase
There’s no rule book saying you can’t do a black tie affair after a casual destination wedding.

3. Noun Phrase
Most streams in Indiana County are open to trout fishing year-round, but regulations and seasons vary by location, so be sure to check the rule book before you wet your line.

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