What does ruler mean?

Definitions for ruler
ˈru lərruler

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ruler, swayernoun

    a person who rules or commands

    "swayer of the universe"

  2. rule, rulernoun

    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. rulernoun

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

  2. rulernoun

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Rulernoun

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

  2. Rulernoun

    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.

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  1. Nouns Frequency

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

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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. Vikrant Parsai:

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

  2. Catherine The Great:

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

  3. Ryan Pack:

    What does the name Ryan mean? Ryan is an Irish/American name that means The Little King or The Little Ruler.

  4. 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.

  5. Mikhail Khodaryonok:

    They couldn't admit that they were forced to change course, that they were aware of a threat that weapons would be used against them, the former ruler of the seas couldn't allow for a loss of face by admitting that they submitted to the demands of the Russian side to change course.

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