Associations to the word «Ruler»

Pictures for the word «Ruler»


RULER, noun. A (usually rigid), flat, rectangular measuring or drawing device with graduations in units of measurement; a rule; a straightedge with markings; a measure.
RULER, noun. A person who rules or governs; a person who exercises dominion or controlling power over others.

Dictionary definition

RULER, noun. A person who rules or commands; "swayer of the universe".
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.

Wise words

In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold; Alike fantastic, if too new, or old: Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside.
Alexander Pope