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. Jeff Jonas:

    Even after today's drop, I don't think people are totally ruling out Aetna Inc and Humana Inc -LRB- HUM.N -RRB-.

  2. Chase Scolnick:

    As Orange County Superior Court observed, Bill Gross's conduct was' defiant and contemptuous,' and Amy Gross's testimony was' preposterous' and' lacking in credibility,' hopefully, the Court's ruling of a five-day jail sentence causes The Grosses to finally realize The Grosses billions do not mean they are above the law.

  3. William Jackson at Capital Economics:

    We've seen a couple of months of relatively good current account data which shows some external vulnerabilities may be declining. Plus the promise to speed up EU accession talks has led to hopes the (ruling) AK Party will re-launch reforms which stalled a few years ago when accession talks hit a brick wall.

  4. Gerald Margolis:

    The ruling requires the immediate withdrawal of the prosecution against (Philip Morris Thailand) and our employees, we trust that the government will promptly honor its obligation to withdraw the criminal prosecution.

  5. Nicolás Maduro:

    They're giving me and authorizing me, enabling special powers that stem out of the state of emergency clauses in our constitution. This is an order by the Supreme Court. It's a historic ruling.

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