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Engelsk navneord: rule

1. rule (om erkendelse) a principle or condition that customarily governs behavior

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningIt was his rule to take a walk before breakfast.
Short haircuts were the regulation.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)regulation

Mindre specifikke termerconcept, conception, construct

Mere specifikke termercy pres, cy pres doctrine, guideline, guidepost, limitation, restriction, rule of cy pres, rule of thumb, working principle, working rule

2. rule (om erkendelse) something regarded as a normative example

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe convention of not naming the main character.
Violence is the rule not the exception.
His formula for impressing visitors.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)convention, formula, normal, pattern

Mindre specifikke termerpractice

Mere specifikke termercode of behavior, code of conduct, mores, universal

3. rule (om kommunikation) prescribed guide for conduct or action

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)prescript

Mindre specifikke termerdirection, instruction

Mere specifikke termerbylaw, canon, communications protocol, dictate, etiquette, GIGO, golden rule, Miranda rule, order, ordinance, parliamentary law, parliamentary procedure, precept, principle, protocol, regulation, rubric, rule of evidence, rules of order

Omfatter disse overordnede termerbook, rule book

4. rule (om kommunikation) (linguistics) a rule describing (or prescribing) a linguistic practice

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)linguistic rule

Mindre specifikke termerconcept, conception, construct

Mere specifikke termergrammatical rule, linguistic universal, morphological rule, rule of grammar, rule of morphology, universal

Overordnet emneområdelinguistics

5. rule (om erkendelse) a basic generalization that is accepted as true and that can be used as a basis for reasoning or conduct

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningTheir principles of composition characterized all their works.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)principle

Mindre specifikke termergeneralisation, generality, generalization

Mere specifikke termerfeng shui, pillar, yang, yin

6. rule (om tid) the duration of a monarch's or government's power

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningDuring the rule of Elizabeth.

Mindre specifikke termercontinuance, duration

Mere specifikke termerregency

Eksempler på forekomster af mere specifikke termerRegency

7. rule (om tilstand) dominance or power through legal authority

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningFrance held undisputed dominion over vast areas of Africa.
The rule of Caesar.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)dominion

Mindre specifikke termerascendance, ascendancy, ascendence, ascendency, control, dominance

Mere specifikke termerparamountcy, raj, reign, sovereignty, suzerainty

8. rule (om kommunikation) directions that define the way a game or sport is to be conducted

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe knew the rules of chess.

Mindre specifikke termerdirection, instruction

Mere specifikke termerground rule

Omfatter disse overordnede termerbook, rule book

9. rule (om kommunikation) any one of a systematic body of regulations defining the way of life of members of a religious order

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe rule of St. Dominic.

Mindre specifikke termerdirection, instruction

10. rule (om erkendelse) a rule or law concerning a natural phenomenon or the function of a complex system

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe principle of the conservation of mass.
The principle of jet propulsion.
The right-hand rule for inductive fields.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)principle

Mindre specifikke termerlaw, law of nature

Mere specifikke termerGestalt law of organization, Gestalt principle of organization, Gresham's Law, Huygens' principle of superposition, law of parsimony, Le Chatelier principle, Le Chatelier's law, Le Chatelier's principle, Le Chatelier-Braun principle, localisation, localisation of function, localisation principle, localization, localization of function, localization principle, mass action, mass-action principle, mass-energy equivalence, Naegele's rule, Occam's Razor, Ockham's Razor, principle of equivalence, principle of liquid displacement, principle of parsimony, principle of superposition, principle of superposition, superposition, superposition principle

11. rule (om erkendelse) (mathematics) a standard procedure for solving a class of mathematical problems

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe determined the upper bound with Descartes' rule of signs.
He gave us a general formula for attacking polynomials.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)formula

Mindre specifikke termerprocedure, process

Mere specifikke termeralgorithm, algorithmic program, algorithmic rule, heuristic, heuristic program, heuristic rule, metarule, recursion

Overordnet emneområdemath, mathematics, maths

12. rule (om genstand) 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

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)ruler

Mindre specifikke termermeasure, measuring rod, measuring stick

Mere specifikke termercarpenter's rule, foot rule, meterstick, metrestick, yard measure, yardstick

Engelsk udsagnsord: rule

1. rule (om adfærd) exercise authority over; as of nations

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningWho is governing the country now?.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)govern

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s something

Mindre specifikke termercommand, control

Mere specifikke termerdictate, misgovern, reign, throne

2. rule (om erkendelse) decide with authority

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe King decreed that all firstborn males should be killed.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)decree

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s that CLAUSE

Mindre specifikke termerdecide, determine, make up one's mind

Mere specifikke termeroverride, overrule, overthrow, overturn, reverse, rule in, rule out

3. rule (om tilstand) be larger in number, quantity, power, status or importance

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningMoney reigns supreme here.
Hispanics predominate in this neighborhood.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)dominate, predominate, prevail, reign

AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s.
Something is ----ing PP.
Somebody ----s PP

Mere specifikke termeroutbalance, outweigh, overarch, overbalance, override, preponderate

4. rule (om kommunikation) decide on and make a declaration about

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningFind someone guilty.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)find

AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s something Adjective/Noun.
Somebody ----s PP

Mindre specifikke termerjudge, label, pronounce

Udsagnsord med lignende betydningfeel, find

5. rule (om tilstand) have an affinity with; of signs of the zodiac

AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s something

Mindre specifikke termeraccompany, attach to, come with, go with

6. rule (om tilvejebringelse) mark or draw with a ruler

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningRule the margins.

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something

Mindre specifikke termerdraw

7. rule (om ændring) keep in check

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningRule one's temper.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)harness, rein

AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s something

Mindre specifikke termerbound, confine, limit, restrain, restrict, throttle, trammel

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