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General dictionaries General (32 matching dictionaries)
  1. rule: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. rule, the rule: Oxford Learner's Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. rule: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. rule, the rule: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. rule: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. rule, rule: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Rule, rule: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. rule, the rule: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. Rule, rule: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. rule: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. rule: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. rule: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. rule: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. rule (n.), rule (v.): Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. Rule, rule: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. rule: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. rule: Cambridge International Dictionary of Idioms [home, info]
  18. R.U.L.E, Rule (Nas song), Rule (song), Rule (surname), Rule, The Rule (film): Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  19. rule: Cambridge International Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs [home, info]
  20. Rule: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  21. rule: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  22. rule: Rhymezone [home, info]
  23. rule: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  24. rule: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  25. rule: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  26. rule: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  27. rule: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  28. Rule, rule: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  29. rule: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  30. rule: Wikimedia Commons US English Pronunciations [home, info]

Art dictionaries Art (4 matching dictionaries)
  1. rule: Philosophy of Mind [home, info]
  2. rule: The Organon: A Conceptually Indexed Dictionary (by Genus and Differentia) [home, info]
  3. rule: Literary Criticism [home, info]
  4. rule: ODLIS: Online Dictionary of Library and Information Science [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (9 matching dictionaries)
  1. rule: Webster's New World Law Dictionary [home, info]
  2. rule: Law.com Dictionary [home, info]
  3. rule: Everybody's Legal Dictionary [home, info]
  4. rule: Glossary of Legal Terms [home, info]
  5. RULE: Bouvier's Law Dictionary 1856 Edition [home, info]
  6. Rule (measurement tool), rule: Legal dictionary [home, info]
  7. rule: Financial dictionary [home, info]
  8. Rule: Accounting, Business Studies and Economics Dictionary [home, info]
  9. rule: BusinessDictionary.com [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (4 matching dictionaries)
  1. Rule: Cybernetics and Systems [home, info]
  2. Rule: Game Dictionary [home, info]
  3. rule: Webopedia [home, info]
  4. Rule (measurement tool), rule: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. rule: online medical dictionary [home, info]
  2. rule: Medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (6 matching dictionaries)
  1. Rule: baby names list [home, info]
  2. RULE: Acronym Finder [home, info]
  3. rule: Glosario de términos filosóficos (en inglés) [home, info]
  4. RULE: AbbreviationZ [home, info]
  5. rule: Idioms [home, info]
  6. rule: Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy [home, info]

Science dictionaries Science (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. Rule: Eric Weisstein's World of Mathematics [home, info]
  2. rule: FOLDOP - Free On Line Dictionary Of Philosophy [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. Rule: 1960's Slang [home, info]
  2. Rule, The Rule, r.u.l.e: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

Tech dictionaries Tech (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. Rule: AUTOMOTIVE TERMS [home, info]
  2. rule: Glossary of Meteorology [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (rule)

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
noun:  a principle or condition that customarily governs behavior ("It was his rule to take a walk before breakfast")
noun:  (mathematics) a standard procedure for solving a class of mathematical problems ("He determined the upper bound with Descartes' rule of signs")
noun:  any one of a systematic body of regulations defining the way of life of members of a religious order ("The rule of St. Dominic")
noun:  prescribed guide for conduct or action
noun:  directions that define the way a game or sport is to be conducted ("He knew the rules of chess")
noun:  (linguistics) a rule describing (or prescribing) a linguistic practice
noun:  the duration of a monarch's or government's power ("During the rule of Elizabeth")
noun:  a rule or law concerning a natural phenomenon or the function of a complex system ("The right-hand rule for inductive fields")
noun:  a basic generalization that is accepted as true and that can be used as a basis for reasoning or conduct
noun:  dominance or power through legal authority ("The rule of Caesar")
noun:  something regarded as a normative example ("Violence is the rule not the exception")
verb:  keep in check ("Rule one's temper")
verb:  have an affinity with; of signs of the zodiac
verb:  decide with authority
verb:  decide on and make a declaration about
verb:  mark or draw with a ruler ("Rule the margins")
verb:  exercise authority over; as of nations
verb:  be larger in number, quantity, power, status or importance
name:  A surname (rare: 1 in 50000 families; popularity rank in the U.S.: #5649)

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