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ruler
Definition:
A straight edged strip for ruling lines; a rule; a ruling- machine.

Synonyms:

noun
artifact
rule, ruler.
chief
big cheese, big wheel, bigwig, boss, captain, chieftain, commander, dictator, director, foreperson, general, governor, head, head honcho, honcho, leader, manager, overseer, president, principal, proprietor, ringleader, ruler, superintendent, supervisor, suzerain, top brass, big gun, head person, key player, top cat.
chieftain
headman, tribal chief, Headmen, head man.
commander
administrator, chief, co, commandant, don, guru, kingfish, kingpin, mastermind, officer, skipper, top banana, top dog, EXEC, higher up, point person, high priest/priestess, lead-off person.
crown
monarchy, sovereignty, supreme ruler, the throne.
czar
tsar, tzar, TSARS, tzars.
director
administrator, baron, boss, conductor, foreman, general, king, magistrate, mayor, overlord, overseer, queen, ringleader, ringmaster, superintendent, supervisor, taskmaster, warden, band master.
emperor
czar.
gauge
calipers, compass, dial, gauge, level, line, log, micrometer, protractor, rod, rule, scale, sextant, square, straightedge, tape measure, transit, vernier, yardstick, T square.
governor
chief of state, comptroller, controller, executive, presiding officer, GUV, gubernatorial leader.
higher-up
higher up.
leader
conductor, counsellor, dean, dignitary, doyen, eminence, forerunner, guide, harbinger, herald, lead, luminary, mistress, notability, notable, pacesetter, pilot, pioneer, precursor, rector, shepherd, superior, lion*.
master
abbot, authority, captain, chief, commandant, commander, commanding officer, conqueror, dean, director, employer, executive, governor, guru, head, headmaster, headmistress, instructor, judge, kingpin, landlady, landlord, leader, lord, maestro, mahatma, manager, mandarin, master, matriarch, mother, officer, owner, patriarch, pedagogue, preceptor, president, principal, pro, proprietor, proprietress, quartermaster, senior, sire, slave driver, spiritual leader, squire, star, swami, taskmaster, teacher, tutor, wheel, titleholder, schoolmaster/ mistress.
person
ruler, swayer.
potentate
autocrat, despot, head of state, potentate, princess, royalty, princesses.
principal
protagonist, star.
regent
viceroy.
royalty
crown.
ruler
baron, baroness, caesar, caliph, count, countess, crowned head, czar, czarina, dame, duchess, duke, dynast, emperor, empress, kaiser, khan, king, lady, lord, magnate, maharajah, maharani, majesty, measure, measuring stick, mikado, mogul, monarch, oligarch, overlord, pasha, potentate, prince, princess, queen, rajah, rani, royal, rule, shah, slide rule, sovereign, straightedge, sultan, sultana, swayer, tycoon, yardstick, Gerent, Imperator, Rex, Contessa, folding rule, t-square.
superior
superior, CEOS, higher-up.
tyrant
overlord.
Examples of usage:
  1. This word in those days meant " supreme ruler;" but as many of those who followed him made a bad use of their power, and were cruel and grasping, its meaning soon changed, and the word now means " a selfish and unkind ruler." – The Story of the Greeks by H. A. Guerber
  2. I took but little note of the others who accompanied King Charles, for I was eager to see the man who was to be the new ruler of the nation, and as I looked I saw that he looked older than his real age, which was just thirty years. – The Coming of the King by James Hocking
  3. O Power Supreme, O Ruler of the whole! – The Odyssey of Homer by Homer, translated by Alexander Pope
  4. Numa Pompilius was, according to all accounts, a just ruler, and he began his career in a ruler- like manner by drawing several straight lines about Rome, to mark its boundaries. – The Comic History of Rome by Gilbert Abbott Becket
  5. The Ruler certainly did not desire the help of the white men- the message did not even say as much. – The Flute of the Gods by Marah Ellis Ryan

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