Synonyms and Antonyms for rule-of-cy-pres

1. rule of cy pres (n.)

a rule that when literal compliance is impossible the intention of a donor or testator should be carried out as nearly as possible

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3. rule (n.)

something regarded as a normative example

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4. rule (v.)

exercise authority over; as of nations

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8. rule (n.)

a basic generalization that is accepted as true and that can be used as a basis for reasoning or conduct

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9. rule (v.)

be larger in number, quantity, power, status or importance

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10. rule (v.)

decide on and make a declaration about

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