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Rule vs. Thearchy

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  • Rule (noun)

    A regulation, law, guideline.

    "All participants must adhere to the rules."

  • Rule (noun)

    A ruler; device for measuring, a straightedge, a measure.

  • Rule (noun)

    A writing.

  • Rule (noun)

    A regulating principle.

  • Rule (noun)

    The act of ruling; administration of law; government; empire; authority; control.

  • Rule (noun)

    A normal condition or state of affairs.

    "My rule is to rise at six o'clock."

    "As a rule, our senior editors are serious-minded."

  • Rule (noun)

    Conduct; behaviour.

  • Rule (noun)

    An order regulating the practice of the courts, or an order made between parties to an action or a suit.

  • Rule (noun)

    A determinate method prescribed for performing any operation and producing a certain result.

    "a rule for extracting the cube root"

  • Rule (noun)

    A thin plate of brass or other metal, of the same height as the type, and used for printing lines, as between columns on the same page, or in tabular work.

  • Rule (verb)

    To regulate, be in charge of, make decisions for, reign over.

  • Rule (verb)

    To excel.

    "This game rules!"

  • Rule (verb)

    To mark (paper or the like) with rules lines.

  • Rule (verb)

    To decide judicially.

  • Rule (verb)

    To establish or settle by, or as by, a rule; to fix by universal or general consent, or by common practice.

  • Thearchy (noun)

    A government ruled by God or a god; a theocracy.

  • Thearchy (noun)

    A system or ordering of deities. Compare pantheon.

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  • Rule (noun)

    That which is prescribed or laid down as a guide for conduct or action; a governing direction for a specific purpose; an authoritative enactment; a regulation; a prescription; a precept; as, the rules of various societies; the rules governing a school; a rule of etiquette or propriety; the rules of cricket.

  • Rule (noun)

    Uniform or established course of things.

  • Rule (noun)

    Systematic method or practice; as, my ule is to rise at six o'clock.

  • Rule (noun)

    The act of ruling; administration of law; government; empire; authority; control.

  • Rule (noun)

    An order regulating the practice of the courts, or an order made between parties to an action or a suit.

  • Rule (noun)

    A determinate method prescribed for performing any operation and producing a certain result; as, a rule for extracting the cube root.

  • Rule (noun)

    A general principle concerning the formation or use of words, or a concise statement thereof; thus, it is a rule in England, that s or es , added to a noun in the singular number, forms the plural of that noun; but "man" forms its plural "men", and is an exception to the rule.

  • Rule (noun)

    A straight strip of wood, metal, or the like, which serves as a guide in drawing a straight line; a ruler.

  • Rule (noun)

    A thin plate of metal (usually brass) of the same height as the type, and used for printing lines, as between columns on the same page, or in tabular work.

  • Rule

    To control the will and actions of; to exercise authority or dominion over; to govern; to manage.

  • Rule

    To control or direct by influence, counsel, or persuasion; to guide; - used chiefly in the passive.

  • Rule

    To establish or settle by, or as by, a rule; to fix by universal or general consent, or by common practice.

  • Rule

    To require or command by rule; to give as a direction or order of court.

  • Rule

    To mark with lines made with a pen, pencil, etc., guided by a rule or ruler; to print or mark with lines by means of a rule or other contrivance effecting a similar result; as, to rule a sheet of paper of a blank book.

  • Rule (verb)

    To have power or command; to exercise supreme authority; - often followed by over.

  • Rule (verb)

    To lay down and settle a rule or order of court; to decide an incidental point; to enter a rule.

  • Rule (verb)

    To keep within a (certain) range for a time; to be in general, or as a rule; as, prices ruled lower yesterday than the day before.

  • Thearchy (noun)

    Government by God; divine sovereignty; theocracy.

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