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

Anagrams for ruling »

  1. luring

  2. urling

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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. William Eskridge:

    There is a good shot that this (Supreme Court) ruling will migrate over into the constitutional sphere. So that (means) heightened scrutiny for any discrimination against transgender persons.

  2. Hillary Schneller:

    The Fifth Circuit recognized today what is obvious : Mississippi's abortion ban defies decades of Supreme Court precedent, with this ruling, Mississippi — and other states trying to put abortion out of reach — should finally get the message.

  3. Joe Biden:

    He shouldn't be in power, people like this shouldn't be ruling countries, but they do, in fact. They do. But, doesn't mean I can't express my outrage about it.

  4. Joe Biden:

    This ruling contradicts both common sense and the Constitution, and should deeply trouble us all.

  5. Alan Gottlieb:

    That number should really increase after we win on the appeal that the city filed. People right now are not applying because they are chilled by the fact that the city is not complying with the court ruling.

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