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Definitions and Synonyms of ruler | Another word for ruler | What is ruler?

Definition 1: 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 - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for ruler in the sense of this definition

(ruler is a kind of ...) measuring instrument having a sequence of marks at regular intervals; used as a reference in making measurements

(... is a kind of ruler ) a rule used by a carpenter

(... is a kind of ruler ) a ruler one foot long

(... is a kind of ruler ) a rule one meter long (usually marked off in centimeters and millimeters)

(... is a kind of ruler ) a ruler or tape that is three feet long

Definition 2: a person who rules or commands - [noun denoting person]

Samples where ruler or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • swayer of the universe

Synonyms for ruler in the sense of this definition

(ruler is a kind of ...) a human being

"there was too much for one person to do"

(... is a kind of ruler ) the title of the ancient Egyptian kings

(... is a kind of ruler ) a leader or ruler who is chosen by a despot to head a government

(... is a kind of ruler ) someone who rules during the absence or incapacity or minority of the country's monarch

(... is a kind of ruler ) a hereditary ruler

(... is a kind of ruler ) the leader of an Arab village or family

(... is a kind of ruler ) a nation's ruler or head of state usually by hereditary right

(... is a kind of ruler ) a member of the royal family that ruled Scotland and England

(... is a kind of ruler ) the ruler of a Muslim country (especially of the former Ottoman Empire)

(... is a kind of ruler ) a member of the dynasty that ruled England

(... is a kind of ruler ) in ancient Greece, a ruler who had seized power without legal right to it

(... is a kind of ruler ) a person who has general authority over others

(... is a kind of ruler ) one of the rulers in an oligarchy

(... is a kind of ruler ) a member of the Muslim dynasty that ruled India until 1857

(... is a kind of ruler ) a ruler of the Incas (or a member of his family)

(... is a kind of ruler ) a ruler of the eastern Roman Empire

(... is a kind of ruler ) a member of the European royal family that ruled France

(... is a kind of ruler ) the civil and religious leader of a Muslim state considered to be a representative of Allah on earth

"many radical Muslims believe a Khalifah will unite all Islamic lands and people and subjugate the rest of the world"

(... is a kind of ruler ) a ruler who is unconstrained by law

(... is a kind of ruler ) an independent ruler or chieftain (especially in Africa or Arabia)

(... is a kind of ruler ) the ruler of a province (as in the Roman Empire and Byzantine Empire) or certain religious rulers with secular authority

"the election of Makarios III to archbishop gave him the status of the ethnarch of Cyprus"

(... is a kind of ruler ) a Muslim ruler or governor or judge

(... is a kind of ruler ) any of the British rulers who were members of the House of Hanover

(... is a kind of ruler ) a title given to rulers or other important people in Asian countries

(... is an instance of ruler) Mongolian ruler of Samarkand who led his nomadic hordes to conquer an area from Turkey to Mongolia (1336-1405)

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