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Why synonyms can be useful

Your writing can sound boring if you continually keep repeating the same words. When you create sentences, you can make them more interesting by using words that mean the same as the word you are speaking about. This allows you to add flavor to your writing.

In order to make language a lot more expressive and interesting you should try to vary the words you use as often as you can.

Synonyms for (noun) rule

Synonyms: rule, ruler Definition: 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

Hypernyms: measure, measuring rod, measuring stick Definition: measuring instrument having a sequence of marks at regular intervals; used as a reference in making measurements

Synonyms: convention, formula, pattern, normal, rule Definition: something regarded as a normative example Usage: the convention of not naming the main character; violence is the rule not the exception; his formula for impressing visitors

Hypernyms: practice Definition: knowledge of how something is usually done Usage: it is not the local practice to wear shorts to dinner

Synonyms: rule, regulation Definition: a principle or condition that customarily governs behavior Usage: it was his rule to take a walk before breakfast; short haircuts were the regulation

Hypernyms: concept, conception, construct Definition: an abstract or general idea inferred or derived from specific instances

Synonyms: formula, rule Definition: (mathematics) a standard procedure for solving a class of mathematical problems Usage: he determined the upper bound with Descartes' rule of signs; he gave us a general formula for attacking polynomials

Hypernyms: procedure, process Definition: a particular course of action intended to achieve a result Usage: the procedure of obtaining a driver's license; it was a process of trial and error

Synonyms: principle, rule Definition: a rule or law concerning a natural phenomenon or the function of a complex system Usage: the principle of the conservation of mass; the principle of jet propulsion; the right-hand rule for inductive fields

Hypernyms: law, law of nature Definition: a generalization that describes recurring facts or events in nature Usage: the laws of thermodynamics

Synonyms: principle, rule Definition: a basic generalization that is accepted as true and that can be used as a basis for reasoning or conduct Usage: their principles of composition characterized all their works

Hypernyms: generalisation, generality, generalization Definition: an idea or conclusion having general application Usage: he spoke in broad generalities

Synonyms: rule Definition: any one of a systematic body of regulations defining the way of life of members of a religious order Usage: the rule of St. Dominic

Hypernyms: direction, instruction Definition: a message describing how something is to be done Usage: he gave directions faster than she could follow them

Synonyms: rule, prescript Definition: prescribed guide for conduct or action

Hypernyms: direction, instruction Definition: a message describing how something is to be done Usage: he gave directions faster than she could follow them

Synonyms: rule Definition: directions that define the way a game or sport is to be conducted Usage: he knew the rules of chess

Hypernyms: direction, instruction Definition: a message describing how something is to be done Usage: he gave directions faster than she could follow them

Synonyms: linguistic rule, rule Definition: (linguistics) a rule describing (or prescribing) a linguistic practice

Hypernyms: concept, conception, construct Definition: an abstract or general idea inferred or derived from specific instances

Synonyms: dominion, rule Definition: dominance or power through legal authority Usage: France held undisputed dominion over vast areas of Africa; the rule of Caesar

Hypernyms: dominance, control, ascendance, ascendancy, ascendence, ascendency Definition: the state that exists when one person or group has power over another Usage: her apparent dominance of her husband was really her attempt to make him pay attention to her

Synonyms: rule Definition: the duration of a monarch's or government's power Usage: during the rule of Elizabeth

Hypernyms: continuance, duration Definition: the period of time during which something continues

Synonyms for (verb) rule

Synonyms: rein, harness, rule Definition: keep in check Usage: rule one's temper

Hypernyms: restrain, restrict, confine, bound, limit, trammel, throttle Definition: place limits on (extent or access) Usage: restrict the use of this parking lot; limit the time you can spend with your friends

Synonyms: decree, rule Definition: decide with authority Usage: The King decreed that all firstborn males should be killed

Hypernyms: make up one's mind, determine, decide Definition: reach, make, or come to a decision about something Usage: We finally decided after lengthy deliberations

Synonyms: find, rule Definition: decide on and make a declaration about Usage: find someone guilty

Hypernyms: pronounce, label, judge Definition: pronounce judgment on Usage: They labeled him unfit to work here

Synonyms: rule Definition: mark or draw with a ruler Usage: rule the margins

Hypernyms: draw Definition: represent by making a drawing of, as with a pencil, chalk, etc. on a surface Usage: She drew an elephant; Draw me a horse

Synonyms: govern, rule Definition: exercise authority over; as of nations Usage: Who is governing the country now?

Hypernyms: command, control Definition: exercise authoritative control or power over Usage: control the budget; Command the military forces

Synonyms: rule Definition: have an affinity with; of signs of the zodiac

Hypernyms: come with, accompany, attach to, go with Definition: be present or associated with an event or entity Usage: French fries come with the hamburger; heart attacks are accompanied by distruction of heart tissue; fish usually goes with white wine; this kind of vein accompanies certain arteries