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  2  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Rule  \Rule\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Ruled};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Ruling}.]  [Cf.  OF  riuler,  ruiler,  L.  regulare.  See  {Rule}, 
  n.,  and  cf  {Regulate}.] 
  1.  To  control  the  will  and  actions  of  to  exercise  authority 
  or  dominion  over  to  govern;  to  manage.  --Chaucer. 
  A  bishop  then  must  be  blameless;  .  .  .  one  that 
  ruleth  well  his  own  house,  having  his  children  in 
  subjection.  --1  Tim.  iii. 
  2,  4. 
  2.  To  control  or  direct  by  influence,  counsel,  or  persuasion; 
  to  guide;  --  used  chiefly  in  the  passive. 
  I  think  she  will  be  ruled  In  all  respects  by  me 
  3.  To  establish  or  settle  by  or  as  by  a  rule  to  fix  by 
  universal  or  general  consent,  or  by  common  practice. 
  That's  are  ruled  case  with  the  schoolmen. 
  4.  (Law)  To  require  or  command  by  rule  to  give  as  a 
  direction  or  order  of  court. 
  5.  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. 
  {Ruled  surface}  (Geom.),  any  surface  that  may  be  described  by 
  a  straight  line  moving  according  to  a  given  law;  --  called 
  also  a  {scroll}. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  adj  :  subject  to  a  ruling  authority;  "the  ruled  mass" 

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