Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun ruler

2 senses of ruler

Sense 1
ruler, swayer -- (a person who rules or commands; "swayer of the universe")
       => person, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, soul -- (a human being; "there was too much for one person to do")

Sense 2
rule, ruler -- (measuring stick consisting of a strip of wood or metal or plastic with a straight edge that is used for drawing straight lines and measuring lengths)
       => measuring stick, measure, measuring rod -- (measuring instrument having a sequence of marks at regular intervals; used as a reference in making measurements)

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