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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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