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. Selahattin Demirtas:

    You (AKP) are very hard on C.U.P. when you wish, you can even say that "C.U.P. ideology has brought tyranny to this land". But when it is about the Armenians you can be even more pro-Enver than Enver or pro-Talat than Talat. I am truly amazed. (Referring to the 2 leaders, Enver Pasha and Talat Pasha of Committee of Union and Progress which was the de-facto ruler of Ottoman Empire during events of mass killings and deportations of Armenians.)

  2. George R.R. Martin:

    The man who passes the sentence should swing the sword. If you would take a man's life, you owe it to him to look into his eyes and hear his final words. And if you cannot bear to do that, then perhaps the man does not deserve to die... a ruler who hides behind paid executioners soon forgets what death is.

  3. Lao Tzu:

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

  4. Walter Lippmann:

    Because the results are expressed in numbers, it is easy to make the mistake of thinking that the intelligence test is a measure like a foot ruler or a pair of scales. It is, of course, a quite different sort of measure. Intelligence is not an abstraction like length and weight; it is an exceedingly complicated notion - which nobody has yet succeeded in defining.

  5. Proverb:

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

Images & Illustrations of ruler

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