1. Noun.  A regulation, law, guideline.
  2. Noun.  A ruler; device for measuring, a straightedge, a measure.
  3. Noun.  (rfc-sense) Something to keep order.
  4. Noun.  A straight line (gloss, continuous mark, as made by a pen or the like) , especially one lying across a paper as a guide for writing.
  5. Noun.  A regulating principle.
  6. Noun.  A normal condition or state of affairs.
  7. Verb.  (transitive) To regulate, be in charge of, make decisions for, reign over.
  8. Verb.  (slang, intransitive) To excel.
  9. Verb.  (transitive) To mark (paper or the like) with rules (gloss, lines) .

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