Definition of golden rule
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 : a guiding principle
Examples of golden rule in a Sentence
I try to live by the Golden Rule.
The golden rule in sales is to know your customer.
First Known Use of golden rule
GOLDEN RULE Defined for English Language Learners
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
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up golden rule? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).