Synonyms for ruling

Grammar : Adj, noun
Spell : roo-ling
Phonetic Transcription : ˈru lɪŋ

Top 10 synonyms for ruling Other synonyms for the word ruling

Définition of ruling

Origin :
  • "determination by a judge or court on a point arising in the course of a trial or hearing," 1550s, verbal noun from rule (v.).
  • adj dominant, governing
  • adj prevailing, main
  • noun judgment, decree
Example sentences :
  • We commonly make it the last, if we ever make it at all; but it is the first and the ruling one.
  • Extract from : « The Conquest of Fear » by Basil King
  • His father was a Presbyterian of the Scotch type, and a ruling elder in the church.
  • Extract from : « Cleveland Past and Present » by Maurice Joblin
  • But how could any political discretion on the part of the ruling classes have prevented this?
  • Extract from : « Freeland » by Theodor Hertzka
  • Though some achieved wealth, yet this was rarely, if ever, the ruling motive.
  • Extract from : « Self-Help » by Samuel Smiles
  • His real name was Li, and he belonged to the ruling Tang dynasty.
  • Extract from : « The Chinese Fairy Book » by Various
  • Always she had been so gentle, so wise, ruling him with kindness.
  • Extract from : « The World Beyond » by Raymond King Cummings
  • To the elder shall be assigned the duty of ruling and chastising the younger.
  • Extract from : « The Republic » by Plato
  • Their recent bickering was wholly forgotten in the ruling passion for “draw.”
  • Extract from : « The Night Riders » by Ridgwell Cullum
  • For the distinction of ruling with law or without law, applies to this as well as to the rest.
  • Extract from : « Statesman » by Plato
  • Of course the ruling classes at home will wash their hands of this affair.
  • Extract from : « The Eternal City » by Hall Caine

Antonyms for ruling

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