Definitions for ruler
Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word ruler.
a person who rules or commands
"swayer of the universe"
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
A (usually rigid), flat, rectangular measuring or drawing device with graduations in units of measurement; a rule; a straightedge with markings; a measure.
A person who rules or governs; a person who exercises dominion or controlling power over others.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: from rule.
Soon rulers grow proud, and in their pride foolish. Philip Sidney.
God, by his eternal providence, has ordained kings; and the law of nature, leaders and rulers over others. Walter Raleigh.
The pompous mansion was design’d
To please the mighty rulers of mankind;
Inferior temples use on either hand. Addison.
They know how to draw a straight line between two points by the side of a ruler. Joseph Moxon, Mechanical Exercises.
one who rules; one who exercises sway or authority; a governor
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)
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
Rank popularity for the word 'ruler' in Nouns Frequency: #2217
The numerical value of ruler in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of ruler in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
State security is the real ruler of this country.
Artificial intelligence is the future, not only of Russia, but of all of mankind, whoever becomes the leader in this sphere will become the ruler of the world.
At present, there is no Muslim country left in the world which has a Sharia ruler – neither Saudi Arabia nor Pakistan, i have found Afghanistan the only country in accordance with Sharia when the Taliban established its control over the land and I support those Taliban’s to-date.
A tyrant must put on the appearance of uncommon devotion to religion. Subjects are less apprehensive of illegal treatment from a ruler whom they consider god-fearing and pious. On the other hand, they do less easily move against him, believing that he has the gods on his side.
It’s an elastic boundary, a rubber ruler, about 48 million people in the U.S. have some kind of diagnosable mental illness.
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Translations for ruler
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- liniaal, liniale, heerser, heersersAfrikaans
- مِسْطَرَة, حَاكِمArabic
- xətkeş, hökmdarAzerbaijani
- хаким, батшаBashkir
- líder, governant, reglaCatalan, Valencian
- pravítko, vládceCzech
- Lineal, HerrscherGerman
- χάρακας, κυβερνήτηςGreek
- liniilo, regnestroEsperanto
- regla, gobernanteSpanish
- joonlaud, riigivalitsejaEstonian
- خطکش, خط کش, حکمران, حاکمPersian
- viivoitin, viivain, hallitsijaFinnish
- règle, dirigeant, chefFrench
- rialtóir, rialóirIrish
- מנהיג, שליט, סַרְגֵלHebrew
- chèfHaitian Creole
- uralkodó, vonalzóHungarian
- տիրակալ, քանոնArmenian
- penguasa, pembarisIndonesian
- righello, sovranoItalian
- 定規, 支配者, 知事, 物差し, ルーラー, 統治者Japanese
- 자, 통치자Korean
- liniuotė, valdovas, valdovėLithuanian
- lineāls, valdnieks, valdnieceLatvian
- шугам, захирагчMongolian
- pembaris, penguasaMalay
- မျည်းတံ, အုပ်ချုပ်သောသူBurmese
- makthaver, herskerNorwegian
- liniaal, meetlatDutch
- linjal, herskar, makthavarNorwegian Nynorsk
- linijka, władca, władczyniPolish
- régua, governantePortuguese
- linie, riglăRomanian
- лине́йка, прави́тель, прави́тельницаRussian
- цртало, ravnalo, vlàdār, vođa, равнало, crtalo, вла̀да̄р, вођаSerbo-Croatian
- ledare, linjal, härskareSwedish
- reglador, dinastaTagalog
- сызгыч, җәдвәлTatar
- прави́телька, ліні́йка, прави́тельUkrainian
- hokim, idora qiluvchi, chizgʻichUzbek
- cây thước, cái thước kẻVietnamese
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