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Synonyms for ruler
ˈru lər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ruler, swayer(noun)

    a person who rules or commands

    "swayer of the universe"

    Synonyms:
    swayer, rule

  2. rule, ruler(noun)

    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

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

Wiktionary

  1. ruler(noun)

    Synonyms:
    rule

Editors Contribution

  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  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. ruler(n.)

    Synonyms:
    governor, sovereign, king, lord, master

  2. ruler(n.)

    Synonyms:
    director, manager

  3. ruler(n.)

    Synonyms:
    rule

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

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

How to pronounce ruler?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say ruler in sign language?

  1. ruler

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How to use ruler in a sentence?

  1. Jeffrey Swanson:

    It’s an elastic boundary, a rubber ruler, about 48 million people in the U.S. have some kind of diagnosable mental illness.

  2. Butrus Moshe:

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

  3. Aristotle, unknown:

    A tyrant must put on the appearance of uncommon devotion to religion. Subjects are less apprehensive of illegal treatment from a ruler whom they consider god-fearing and pious. On the other hand, they do less easily move against him, believing that he has the gods on his side.

  4. 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.

  5. Nicolas Chow:

    The four characters on the base say 'jingtian qinmin', which means 'revere heaven and serve thy people,' it really crystallizes the political theory in China whereby heaven bestows its power upon a ruler who is righteous and benevolent.


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