Definition of System of rules
1. Noun. A complex of methods or rules governing behavior. "That language has a complex system for indicating gender"
Generic synonyms: Method
Specialized synonyms: Accounting, Discipline, Frame, Frame Of Reference, Gambling System, Government, Honor System, Logic, Logical System, System Of Logic, Merit System, Point System, Spoils System, Organon, Program, Programme, Theosophy, Anthroposophy, Logic, Theological System, Theology, Ethic, Ethical Code
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Literary usage of System of rules
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1. The Rebellion Record: A Diary of American Events by Frank Moore, Edward Everett (1867)
"... this very early called for the adoption and promulgation by the court of aj system of rules of action. This court went into operation in January, 1863. ..."
2. Nature by Norman Lockyer (1877)
"393 construct a system of rules for the analytical machinery of the science, he will not allow that he ever got beyond the ancient conception of the ..."
3. The Baptist Missionary Magazine by Massachusetts Baptist Convention, American Baptist Foreign Mission Society (1852)
"At the same time they are " deeply convinced that neither those nor any other system of rules can effect the object most to be desired in native assistants ..."
4. The Cost of Our National Government: A Study in Political Pathology by Henry Jones Ford (1910)
"... for the House to get through its business by proceeding in regular order through the calendars. But a complex system of rules has been evolved by ..."
5. A Treatise on the System of Evidence in Trials at Common Law: Including the by John Henry Wigmore (1915)
"And so we may as well understand that (for some time to come) the tendency to keep a system of rules of Evidence, as a refuge for the judge in handling the ..."
6. Southern Literary Messenger by Carnegie-Mellon University, School of Computer Science (1843)
"delegated to the Secretary of the Navy and Attorney General of the United Stales, who were directed to prepare a system of rules to be submitted to Congress ..."