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  Definition of ruler
  1. 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
  2. a person who rules or commands; "swayer of the universe"
Similar Words: rule, swayer

 

Hyponyms: carpenter's rule, foot rule, meterstick, metrestick, yardstick, yard measure, Inca, basileus, Bourbon, caliph, calif, kaliph, kalif, khalif, khalifah, dictator, potentate, emir, amir, emeer, ameer, hakim, khan, Mogul, Moghul, oligarch, overlord, master, lord, Pharaoh, Pharaoh of Egypt, puppet ruler, puppet leader, regent, dynast, sheik, tribal sheik, sheikh, tribal sheikh, Arab chief, sovereign, crowned head, monarch, sultan, grand Turk, tyrant, Tamerlane, Tamburlaine, Timur, Timur Lenk

 

Derivational Morphology: rule, govern, decree

 

Anagrams: Euler

 

Language Translations:
Catalan: regla   Chinese:  
Croatian: ravnalo   Dutch: meetlat  
Finnish: viivoitin   French: règle  
German: Lineal   Hebrew: סרגל  
Italian: righello   Japanese: 定規  
Maltese: riga   Polish: linijka  
Portuguese: régua   Russian: линейка  
Serbian: crtalo   Spanish: regla  
Swedish: linjal  
 
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