Rule Out

How to Conjugate Rule Out

  • Infinitive: Rule Out
  • Present Tense: Rule Out/ Rules Out
  • -ing Form: Ruling Out
  • Past Tense: Ruled Out
  • Past Participle: Ruled Out
Rule Out is a separable phrasal verb and has 1 definition.

Definitions of Rule Out:

1. When someone or something is excluded as a possibility.

Examples: The wife was ruled out as a suspect due to lack of evidence connecting her to her husband’s murder.
The movies should be ruled out as an option for a first date.

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