rule in

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

By analogy with rule out.

VerbEdit

rule in ‎(third-person singular simple present rules in, present participle ruling in, simple past and past participle ruled in)

  1. (idiomatic, transitive) To consider (something) as a possible option among others.
    At this stage, we don't want to rule anything in or out.

Usage notesEdit

  • Rule in is typically used along with rule out.

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