Thesaurus.com
synonyms
  • definitions

ruling out

see definition of ruling out
  • verbexclude, reject
Relevance ranks synonyms and suggests the best matches based on how closely a synonym’s sense matches the sense you selected.
Relevance
A-Z
Length
-
+

Synonyms for ruling out

verb exclude, reject
  • avert
  • ban
  • cancel
  • dismiss
  • eliminate
  • forbid
  • preclude
  • prevent
  • prohibit
  • revoke
  • suspend
  • abolish
  • bate
  • count out
  • debar
  • deter
  • except
  • forestall
  • forfend
  • leave out
  • not consider
  • obviate
  • proscribe
  • recant
  • stave off
  • ward off

Antonyms for ruling out

  • accept
  • aid
  • allow
  • approve
  • authorize
  • help
  • keep
  • permit
  • sanction
  • welcome
  • add
  • include
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to ruling out

exclusive of

preposition. except for
  • aside from
  • bar
  • barring
  • bating
  • besides
  • but
  • debarring
  • excepting
  • excluding
  • leaving aside
  • not counting
  • omitting
  • outside of
  • restricting
  • ruling out
  • save
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.