Synonyms for rubric

Synonyms for (noun) rubric

Synonyms: rubric

Definition: category name

Usage: it is usually discussed under the rubric of `functional obesity'

Similar words: category

Definition: a general concept that marks divisions or coordinations in a conceptual scheme


Synonyms: rubric

Definition: a title or heading that is printed in red or in a special type

Similar words: title

Definition: the name of a work of art or literary composition etc.

Usage: he looked for books with the word `jazz' in the title; he refused to give titles to his paintings; I can never remember movie titles


Similar words: head, header, heading

Definition: a line of text serving to indicate what the passage below it is about

Usage: the heading seemed to have little to do with the text


Synonyms: title, statute title, rubric

Definition: a heading that names a statute or legislative bill; may give a brief summary of the matters it deals with

Usage: Title 8 provided federal help for schools

Similar words: head, header, heading

Definition: a line of text serving to indicate what the passage below it is about

Usage: the heading seemed to have little to do with the text


Synonyms: rubric

Definition: an authoritative rule of conduct or procedure

Similar words: rule, prescript

Definition: prescribed guide for conduct or action


Synonyms: rubric

Definition: directions for the conduct of Christian church services (often printed in red in a prayer book)

Similar words: direction, instruction

Definition: a message describing how something is to be done

Usage: he gave directions faster than she could follow them


Synonyms: rubric, gloss

Definition: an explanation or definition of an obscure word in a text

Similar words: explanation, account

Definition: a statement that makes something comprehensible by describing the relevant structure or operation or circumstances etc.

Usage: the explanation was very simple; I expected a brief account

Synonyms for (verb) rubric

Synonyms: rubric

Definition: adorn with ruby red color

Similar words: rubify

Definition: make ruby red