golden rule

noun

Definition of golden rule

  1. 1 capitalized G&R :  a rule of ethical conduct referring to Matthew 7:12 and Luke 6:31: do to others as you would have them do to you

  2. 2 :  a guiding principle

Examples of golden rule in a Sentence

  1. I try to live by the Golden Rule.

  2. The golden rule in sales is to know your customer.

1753

First Known Use of golden rule

1753


GOLDEN RULE Defined for English Language Learners

golden rule

noun

Definition of golden rule for English Language Learners

  • the Golden Rule : a general rule for how to behave that says that you should treat people the way you would like other people to treat you

  • : an important rule to follow when you do something


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