Synonyms of rubric


1. rubric, rule, prescript

usage: an authoritative rule of conduct or procedure

2. gloss, rubric, explanation, account

usage: an explanation or definition of an obscure word in a text

3. rubric, direction, instruction

usage: directions for the conduct of Christian church services (often printed in red in a prayer book)

4. title, statute title, rubric, heading, header, head

usage: a heading that names a statute or legislative bill; may give a brief summary of the matters it deals with; "Title 8 provided federal help for schools"

5. rubric, heading, header, head, title

usage: a title or heading that is printed in red or in a special type

6. rubric, category

usage: category name; "it is usually discussed under the rubric of `functional obesity'"


1. rubric, rubify

usage: adorn with ruby red color

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