What does ruler mean?

Definitions for ruler
ˈru lərruler

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word ruler.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. ruler, swayer(noun)

    a person who rules or commands

    "swayer of the universe"

  2. rule, ruler(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

Wiktionary

  1. ruler(Noun)

    A (usually rigid), flat, rectangular measuring or drawing device with graduations in units of measurement; a rule; a straightedge with markings; a measure.

  2. ruler(Noun)

    A person who rules or governs; a person who exercises dominion or controlling power over others.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ruler(noun)

    one who rules; one who exercises sway or authority; a governor

  2. Ruler(noun)

    a straight or curved strip of wood, metal, etc., with a smooth edge, used for guiding a pen or pencil in drawing lines. Cf. Rule, n., 7 (a)

Freebase

  1. Ruler

    A ruler, sometimes called a rule or line gauge, is an instrument used in geometry, technical drawing, printing as well as engineering and building to measure distances or to rule straight lines. The ruler is a straightedge which normally also contains calibrated lines to measure distances.

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'ruler' in Nouns Frequency: #2217

How to pronounce ruler?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say ruler in sign language?

  1. ruler

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ruler in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ruler in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of ruler in a Sentence

  1. Proverb:

    If a ruler hearken to lies, all his servants are wicked. #CVirusTruth

  2. Catherine The Great:

    In politics a capable ruler must be guided by circumstances, conjectures and conjunctions.

  3. Gail Saltz:

    If they are constantly looking at themselves, then that can become the measure, the ruler, of their worth.

  4. Niccolò Machiavelli:

    It should be noted that when he seizes a state the new ruler ought to determine all the injuries that he will need to inflict. He should inflict them once and for all, and not have to renew them every day.

  5. Eppie Friedman:

    We need not fear life, because God is the Ruler of all and we need not fear death, because He shares immortality with us.

Images & Illustrations of ruler

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