Synonyms for rule out
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To cross an item out by drawing a straight line through it, as with a ruler.
To reject an option from a list of possibilities.
As John Doe had an alibi, the police were able to rule him out as a suspect.
To make something impossible.
The constant rain ruled out any chance of a game of tennis.
preclude, rule out, close outverb
make impossible, especially beforehand
rule out, rule inverb
include or exclude by determining judicially or in agreement with rules
rule out, eliminate, winnow out, rejectverb
dismiss from consideration or a contest
"John was ruled out as a possible suspect because he had a strong alibi"; "This possibility can be eliminated from our consideration"
freeze off, reject, excrete, wipe out, decline, scorn, obviate, decimate, get rid of, winnow out, carry off, egest, spurn, pass up, rule in, annihilate, extinguish, pooh-pooh, turn away, eliminate, disapprove, disdain, rid of, pass, close out, refuse, do away with, resist, turn down, preclude, eradicate
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The idea we would rule out ground troops is ridiculous.
It's difficult to rule out that if the Covid-19 impact expands or becomes more prolonged, carriers may decide to delay 5G investment, which may have a negative impact on our business.
One surely is scared. After all, you can't rule out that something might also happen here, but life goes on and we should keep our chins up.
There could be a change to their laws because it is stunning what is happening, unfortunate and very powerful, i dont rule out that they could change their constitution and laws. These are new times; you have to always be adjusting the legal framework to the new reality.
Next year we would expect credit losses to rise in line with volume growth, we are very focused on organic growth and we know we have lots of opportunities there. That's not to rule out M&A (mergers and acquisitions), but we don't have anything coming to fruition at this point.
Translations for rule out
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- حکومت کردنPersian
- sulkea pois, hylätä, yliviivata, estääFinnish
- interdire, éliminer, écarter, barrer, exclure, bifferFrench
- खारिज करनाHindi
- 除外, 排除Japanese
- исключить, исключатьRussian
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