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rugged having a surface that is rough and broken. [4 definitions]
ruin complete destruction. [7 definitions]
rule a law or direction that guides behavior or action. [7 definitions]
rule out to decide not to include in the set of choices.
ruler a person who rules or leads. [2 definitions]
ruling a decision by an authority, as in a court of law. [2 definitions]
rum an alcoholic beverage made from molasses or sugar cane.
rumble to make a long, low, rolling sound. [3 definitions]
rummage to make a thorough search by turning over and looking through the contents of. [2 definitions]
rumor a piece of information or a story passed from one person to another without any proof that it is true. [2 definitions]
rumour a spelling of rumor used in Canada and Britain. See rumor for more information.
rump the back section of an animal. [2 definitions]
run to make oneself go forward by moving the legs very quickly. [30 definitions]
run across to meet by chance.
runaway a person or animal that has run away or escaped. [2 definitions]
run-down in poor condition. [3 definitions]
run down to look over; review. [2 definitions]
rung1 past participle of ring2.
rung2 a bar that forms the step of a ladder, or the piece between the legs of a chair.
runner a person, animal, or thing that runs or races. [4 definitions]
runner-up the person or team that finishes in second place.