What is another word for ruler?

Synonyms for ruler
ˈru lərruler

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  1. rulernoun


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  1. ruler, swayernoun

    a person who rules or commands

    "swayer of the universe"

    swayer, rule

  2. rule, rulernoun

    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

    rule, convention, regulation, normal, principle, prescript, pattern, swayer, formula, linguistic rule, dominion

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  1. dominator

    a person who rules

    i was ruler of the kingdom

    Submitted by acronimous on March 4, 2014  
  2. hyksos

    he ruled in ancient egyptian times.

    ruler is a group of people that overthrew and rule southern egypt for a century.

    Submitted by anonymous on November 17, 2019  
  3. khaleesi

    Submitted by anonymous on October 7, 2019  
  4. most highnoun

    the ruler is identified as highness or the most respected authority in existence which is another term for the most high

    jesus is the eternal “ruler” of christians

    Submitted by Hnelson11089 on January 23, 2023  
  5. pharoah

    the king of a kingdom

    Submitted by anonymous on January 5, 2021  

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. rulernoun

    governor, sovereign, king, lord, master

  2. rulernoun

    director, manager

  3. rulernoun


PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "ruler":

    ruling, governor, rule, gov., sovereign, leader, governing, master

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  1. Marc Agnifilo:

    He was a ruler with no limits and no checks on his power.

  2. Abdul Aziz:

    At present, there is no Muslim country left in the world which has a Sharia ruler – neither Saudi Arabia nor Pakistan, i have found Afghanistan the only country in accordance with Sharia when the Taliban established its control over the land and I support those Taliban’s to-date.

  3. James Lankford:

    Turkey is an important NATO ally and willing partner in addressing a number of U.S. national security priorities, it's concerning that Turkey would seek close defense cooperation with Russia, whose authoritarian ruler seeks to undermine NATO and U.S. interests at every turn.

  4. Butrus Moshe:

    Political and sectarian strife, separating between one man and another, between ruler and follower, these mentalities must be changed.

  5. Elias Canetti:

    The paranoiac is the exact image of the ruler. The only difference is their position in the world. One might even think the paranoiac the more impressive of the two because he is sufficient unto himself and cannot be shaken by failure.

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