rule out

ruled out; ruling out; rules out

Definition of rule out

transitive verb

2 : to make impossible : prevent heavy rain ruled out the picnic

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Examples of rule out in a Sentence

another loss would rule them out of the tournament

First Known Use of rule out

circa 1658, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of rule out was circa 1658

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a sum of money that is sent as a payment

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