What does ruling mean?

Definitions for ruling
ˈru lɪŋrul·ing

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. opinion, rulingadjective

    the reason for a court's judgment (as opposed to the decision itself)

  2. regnant, reigning, rulingadjective

    exercising power or authority

Wiktionary

  1. rulingnoun

    An order or a decision on a point of law from someone in authority.

  2. rulingadjective

    That rules or rule.

    the ruling monarch

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ruling

    of Rule

  2. Rulingadjective

    predominant; chief; reigning; controlling; as, a ruling passion; a ruling sovereign

  3. Rulingadjective

    used in marking or engraving lines; as, a ruling machine or pen

  4. Rulingnoun

    the act of one who rules; ruled lines

  5. Rulingnoun

    a decision or rule of a judge or a court, especially an oral decision, as in excluding evidence

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'ruling' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4038

  2. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'ruling' in Nouns Frequency: #2580

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'ruling' in Adjectives Frequency: #553

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ruling in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ruling in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of ruling in a Sentence

  1. Chris Hollins:

    The Governor's suppressive tactics should not be tolerated, and tonight's ruling shows that the law is on the side of( the) Texas voter, seniors and voters with disabilities across Harris County need these drop-off locations to deliver their mail ballots safely and conveniently during the global pandemic. We shouldn't be playing politics with voters' lives.

  2. Maersk Line:

    As we do not have the details of the ruling, we are not able to comment hereon, nor at this point speculate on our options, our paramount concern remains the safety of the crew and the safe release of the vessel. We will continue to do everything we can to resolve this matter with the relevant Iranian authorities.

  3. Assistant Commissioner Nick Ephgrave:

    After more than a week of serious disruption in London both to communities and across our partner agencies, and taking account of the enormous ongoing effort by officers from the Metropolitan Police Service and across the UK to police the protest, we firmly believed that the continuation of the situation was untenable, i want to be clear; we would not and cannot ban protest. The condition at the center of this ruling was specific to this particular protest, in the particular circumstances at the time.

  4. Dmitry Oreshkin:

    They are forming a fairly closed ruling caste with support from the 'siloviks'.

  5. Steve Vladeck:

    This is now the 24th time that the Trump administration has asked The Court to put a lower court decision on hold in less than three years compared to a total of eight such requests during the 16 years of the George W. Bush and Obama administration's combined, as in this case, the justices have often agreed to these requests even when the lower court ruling, as in the most recent case, had only a local impact.

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