What does ruler mean?

Definitions for ruler
ˈru lərruler

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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. Amin Mekki Medani:

    State security is the real ruler of this country.

  2. Sallust:

    The soul is the captain and ruler of the life of morals.

  3. Marc Agnifilo:

    He was a ruler with no limits and no checks on his power.

  4. Vikrant Parsai:

    A poor man who marries a rich woman is not his wife, but a ruler.

  5. Lao Tzu:

    The heavy is the root of the light. The tranquil is the ruler of the hasty.

Images & Illustrations of ruler

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