Thesaurus / rules out

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They had authorized me to carry the rules out in strict accordance with their instructions and I proposed to do so.

Football DaysWilliam H. Edwards

He rules out foreign trade from his "equation of exchange" by the device of assuming that imports and exports cancel one another.

The Value of MoneyBenjamin M. Anderson, Jr.

Look, damn it, if Zeuxias knew about the sapphire all the time, that rules out Philomenes once and for all.

Special DeliveryDamon Francis Knight

Any philosophy that rules out this idea creates an atmosphere in which religion cannot breathe.

Religion and ScienceJohn Charlton Hardwick

The negative aspect of dogma, that it rules out all that would infringe on that simplicity, never occurred to him.

William BlakeCharles Gardner

It rules out the possibility of any invasions of the natural order and declines to accept such on any evidence whatsoever.

Our Lady Saint MaryJ. G. H. Barry

The development of synthetic foods, the use of algae and fungi, rules out famine as a limiting factor.

This Crowded EarthRobert Bloch

But this rules out only one of the kinds of knowledge, namely knowledge about the thing; knowledge as direct acquaintance remains.

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