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normal vs rule rule vs normal

normal and rule both are nouns.

normal is an adjective but rule is not an adjective.

normal is not a verb while rule is a verb.

As nouns, normal and rule are synonyms with the definitions:
  • something regarded as a normative example
Other synonyms of normal include pattern, convention, formula.
normal (noun) rule (noun)
something regarded as a normative example a principle or condition that customarily governs behavior
something regarded as a normative example
prescribed guide for conduct or action
(linguistics) a rule describing (or prescribing) a linguistic practice
a basic generalization that is accepted as true and that can be used as a basis for reasoning or conduct
the duration of a monarch's or government's power
dominance or power through legal authority
directions that define the way a game or sport is to be conducted
any one of a systematic body of regulations defining the way of life of members of a religious order
a rule or law concerning a natural phenomenon or the function of a complex system
(mathematics) a standard procedure for solving a class of mathematical problems
measuring stick consisting of a strip of wood or metal or plastic with a straight edge that is used for drawing straight lines and measuring lengths
normal (adjective) rule (adjective)
conforming with or constituting a norm or standard or level or type or social norm; not abnormal
in accordance with scientific laws
being approximately average or within certain limits in e.g. intelligence and development
forming a right angle
normal (verb) rule (verb)
exercise authority over; as of nations
decide with authority
be larger in number, quantity, power, status or importance
decide on and make a declaration about
have an affinity with; of signs of the zodiac
mark or draw with a ruler
keep in check

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