- (linguistics) a rule describing (or prescribing) a linguistic practice
- Dominance or power through legal authority; "France held undisputed dominion over vast areas of Africa"; "the rule of Caesar"
- The duration of a monarch's or government's power; "during the rule of Elizabeth"
- Keep in check; "rule one's temper"
- 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
- Decide with authority; "The King decreed that all firstborn males should be killed"
- Something regarded as a normative example; "the convention of not naming the main character"; "violence is the rule not the exception"; "his formula for impressing visitors"
- Decide on and make a declaration about; "find someone guilty"
- A principle or condition that customarily governs behavior; "it was his rule to take a walk before breakfast"; "short haircuts were the r
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Definition of: LURES
- Something used to lure fish or other animals into danger so they can be trapped or killed
- Qualities that attract by seeming to promise some kind of reward
- Anything that serves as an enticement
- Provoke someone to do something through (often false or exaggerated) promises or persuasion; "He lured me into temptation"