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ADJECTIVE (1)

1. subject to a ruling authority;
- Example: "the ruled mass"


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Rule \Rule\, n. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] Syn: regulation; law; precept; maxim; guide; canon; order; method; direction; control; government; sway; empire. [1913 Webster] Rule \Rule\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Ruled; p. pr. & vb. n. Ruling.] [Cf. OF. riuler, ruiler, L. regulare. See Rule, n., and cf. Regulate.] 1. To control the will and actions of; to exercise authority or dominion over; to govern; to manage. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster] A bishop then must be blameless; . . . one that ruleth well his own house, having his children in subjection. --1 Tim. iii. 2, 4. [1913 Webster] 2. To control or direct by influence, counsel, or persuasion; to guide; -- used chiefly in the passive. [1913 Webster] I think she will be ruled In all respects by me. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 3. To establish or settle by, or as by, a rule; to fix by universal or general consent, or by common practice. [1913 Webster] That's are ruled case with the schoolmen. --Atterbury. [1913 Webster] 4. (Law) To require or command by rule; to give as a direction or order of court. [1913 Webster] 5. To mark with lines made with a pen, pencil, etc., guided by a rule or ruler; to print or mark with lines by means of a rule or other contrivance effecting a similar result; as, to rule a sheet of paper of a blank book. [1913 Webster] Ruled surface (Geom.), any surface that may be described by a straight line moving according to a given law; -- called also a scroll. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

ruled adj 1: subject to a ruling authority; "the ruled mass"