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Synonyms for ruling
ˈru lɪŋrul·ing

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  1. rulingadjective

    order, rule, commandment, edict, in power, govern, reigning

  2. rulingadjective

    An order or a decision on a point of law from someone in authority.

    the ruling monarch

    govern, in power, reigning, order, rule, edict, commandment

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. ruling

    governing, reigning, controlling, masterful, predominant, regulating, prevalent

    obeying, yielding, subservient

Princeton's WordNet

  1. opinion, rulingadjective

    the reason for a court's judgment (as opposed to the decision itself)

    judgement, public opinion, feeling, opinion, impression, notion, judgment, view, sentiment, persuasion, vox populi, belief, thought, legal opinion, popular opinion


  2. regnant, reigning, rulingadjective

    exercising power or authority

    reigning, regnant


Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. rulingadjective

    governing, controlling

  2. rulingadjective

    predominant, prevailing, prevalent

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. rulingadjective

    regnant, reigning, predominant, dominative, dominant, prevailing

  2. rulingnoun

    government, regnancy

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  1. Justice Department:

    The Department disagrees with the Fifth Circuit’s adverse ruling and intends to seek further review from the Supreme Court of the United States.

  2. Alex Capri:

    The sad death of employees at Pinduoduo provides Beijing with timely and very visceral publicity which it can leverage to further its policy objectives, the message : the Pinduoduo tragedy is another lesson about what happens when private companies put their own business priorities ahead of the [ ruling Chinese Communist Party ].

  3. Rick Scarborough:

    The justices are not always right, and this is clearly a case that finds a right that is not in the Constitution, and we will not be able to respect that ruling.

  4. Yazmin Bruno-Valdez:

    What if the( DACA) program ends completely and now they have our exact location, they have our address. They have every bit of information that they can possibly need to deport us on. And what if there is another ruling that just takes away these protections ?

  5. John McCain:

    Today’s ruling is an important step forward in upholding international law against China’s attempts to assert vast and, in my view, questionable claims in the South China Sea.

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