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synonyms for rules

  • decree
  • guideline
  • law
  • order
  • precedent
  • regulation
  • ruling
  • statute
  • test
  • aphorism
  • apothegm
  • assize
  • axiom
  • basis
  • canon
  • command
  • commandment
  • criterion
  • decorum
  • dictum
  • direction
  • edict
  • etiquette
  • formula
  • fundamental
  • gnome
  • guide
  • keynote
  • keystone
  • maxim
  • model
  • moral
  • ordinance
  • precept
  • prescription
  • propriety
  • regimen
  • tenet
  • truism
  • brocard
  • chapter and verse
  • decretion
  • no-no's
  • the book
  • the numbers
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antonyms for rules

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  • disorganization
  • lawlessness
  • bad manners
    • plead
    • neglect
    • mismanage
    • misguide
    • submit
    • serve
    • lose
    • follow
    • release
    • mislead
    • surrender
    • obey
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    How to use rules in a sentence

    These Rules (leaving out the Tenor) serves for five bells; and leaving out the fifth and Tenor, they serve for four bells.
    TINTINNALOGIA, OR, THE ART OF RINGINGRICHARD DUCKWORTH AND FABIAN STEDMAN
    But men, through neglecting the rules of health, pass quickly to old age, and die before reaching that term.
    THE MEDIAEVAL MIND (VOLUME II OF II)HENRY OSBORN TAYLOR
    Not only do children thus of themselves extend the scope of our commands, they show a disposition to make rules for themselves.
    CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
    This Peal (by the Rules aforesaid) may be Rang with any whole hunt, half hunt, and quarter hunt.
    TINTINNALOGIA, OR, THE ART OF RINGINGRICHARD DUCKWORTH AND FABIAN STEDMAN
    Branches are to be operated under rules and regulations approved by the Federal Reserve Board.
    READINGS IN MONEY AND BANKINGCHESTER ARTHUR PHILLIPS
    In all cases you must carefully comply with the rules‌ and explanations heretofore given.
    ASSIMILATIVE MEMORYMARCUS DWIGHT LARROWE (AKA PROF. A. LOISETTE)
    Its only mitigation is that it is carried on under the set of rules represented by the state and the law.
    THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
    The rules hereafter given must be carefully studied and every example painstakingly examined.
    ASSIMILATIVE MEMORYMARCUS DWIGHT LARROWE (AKA PROF. A. LOISETTE)
    He rules with a gentler sway than many who are accustomed to other methods of command would believe possible.
    FIFTY YEARS OF RAILWAY LIFE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELANDJOSEPH TATLOW
    As early as prison rules would permit, he was with Mr. Longcluse, where the attorney awaited him.
    CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
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    WORDS RELATED TO RULES

    • customs
    • established ways
    • etiquette
    • method
    • mode
    • practice
    • regulations
    • rules
    • system
    • traditional action
    • amenities
    • civility
    • code
    • convention
    • courtesy
    • customs
    • decency
    • decorum
    • deportment
    • dignity
    • form
    • formalities
    • good behavior
    • mores
    • p's and q's
    • politesse
    • proper behavior
    • propriety
    • protocol
    • rules
    • seemliness
    • social graces
    • usage
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