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Meaning of RULER

Pronunciation:  'roolur

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  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
  2. [n]  a person who rules or commands; "swayer of the universe"

RULER is a 5 letter word that starts with R.


 Synonyms: rule, swayer
 See Also: ameer, amir, Arab chief, basileus, Bourbon, calif, caliph, carpenter's rule, crowned head, dictator, dynast, emeer, emir, foot rule, Grand Turk, human, Inca, individual, kalif, kaliph, khalif, lord, master, measure, measuring rod, measuring stick, meterstick, metrestick, Moghul, Mogul, monarch, mortal, oligarch, overlord, person, Pharaoh, potentate, regent, sheik, sheikh, somebody, someone, soul, sovereign, sultan, Tamburlaine, Tamerlane, Timur, Timur Lenk, yard measure, yardstick



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Rul"er\ (r[udd]l"[~e]r), n.
1. One who rules; one who exercises sway or authority; a

         And he made him ruler over all the land. --Gen. xli.

         A prince and ruler of the land.       --Shak.

2. A straight or curved strip of wood, metal, etc., with a
   smooth edge, used for guiding a pen or pencil in drawing
   lines. Cf. {Rule}, n., 7

Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Seeing a ruler in your dream indicates your concerns of not measuring up to the standards of others. It may also mean that you need to be careful in making a decision or judgment.