What does RULING mean?

Definitions for RULING
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. opinion, ruling(adj)

    the reason for a court's judgment (as opposed to the decision itself)

  2. regnant, reigning, ruling(adj)

    exercising power or authority


  1. ruling(Noun)

    An order or a decision on a point of law from someone in authority.

  2. ruling(Adjective)

    That rules or rule.

    the ruling monarch

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ruling

    of Rule

  2. Ruling(adj)

    predominant; chief; reigning; controlling; as, a ruling passion; a ruling sovereign

  3. Ruling(adj)

    used in marking or engraving lines; as, a ruling machine or pen

  4. Ruling(noun)

    the act of one who rules; ruled lines

  5. Ruling(noun)

    a decision or rule of a judge or a court, especially an oral decision, as in excluding evidence

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'RULING' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4038

  2. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'RULING' in Nouns Frequency: #2580

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'RULING' in Adjectives Frequency: #553

How to pronounce RULING?

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of RULING in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of RULING in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of RULING in a Sentence

  1. David Yerushalmi:

    We do not intend to allow any grass to grow under this ruling.

  2. Kavita Krishnan:

    I won't say that this is something kind of unique to India but of course it's a huge problem because I think the question here is the sense of entitlement and impunity that is conferred not only by a masculinist culture but also by political economy and, you know, the whole structures of power, i squarely hold the government of India responsible, the ruling party responsible for creating an Islamophobia and anti-Dalit climate that justifies acts of sexual violence and other forms of violence against these minorities.

  3. Steve Vladeck:

    Today's move to send the case back to the Oregon state courts is something of a surprise, because this case had been pitched all along as raising the broader constitutional question that the Justices ducked last year in the Masterpiece Cakeshop case, by asking the state courts to reconsider their ruling in light of Masterpiece Cakeshop, the justices are, in effect, asking the Oregon courts if a similarly narrow basis is available for resolving this case -- even though the parties have framed the case as presenting a broader conflict between the constitutional rights to religious liberty and same-sex marriage.

  4. Gregory Morvillo:

    Obviously, Nan Huang’re disappointed and Nan Huang disagree with the ruling, nan Huang will be considering Nan Huang options over the coming days.

  5. Sven Biggs:

    Today's ruling shows what the people have been saying all along - this pipeline will never be built. This is a victory for our climate, our coast and for First Nation's communities in determining their own future.

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