HyperDic: ruling

English > 2 senses of the word ruling:
NOUNactruling, opinionthe reason for a court's judgment (as opposed to the decision itself)
ADJECTIVEallruling, regnant, reigningexercising power or authority
ruling > pronunciation
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > ruling: 2 senses > adjective 1
MeaningExercising power or authority.
Synonymsregnant, reigning
BroaderpowerfulHaving great power or force or potency or effect
Spanishdirigente, dominante, gobernante, reinante
Catalandirigent, dominant, governant, regnant
English > ruling: 2 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningThe reason for a court's judgment (as opposed to the decision itself).
Categorylaw, jurisprudenceThe collection of rules imposed by authority
InstancesBakke decisionA ruling by the Supreme Court on affirmative action
NarrowerfatwaA ruling on a point of Islamic law that is given by a recognized / recognized authority
Broaderjudgment, judgement, judicial decision(law) the determination by a court of competent jurisdiction on matters submitted to it
Spanishdecisión, dictamen, fallo, sentencia
Verbsruledecide on and make a declaration about

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