• (RP) IPA: /ˈɹuːlə(ɹ)/
  • (America) IPA: /ˈɹulɚ/

ruler (plural rulers)

  1. A (usually rigid), flat, rectangular measuring or drawing device with graduations in units of measurement; a straightedge with markings.
  2. A person who rules or governs; someone or something that exercises dominion or controlling power over others.
Synonyms Translations Translations Translations
  • Russian: государыня

ruler (rulers, present participle rulering; past and past participle rulered)

  1. (transitive) To beat with a ruler (as a traditional school punishment).

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