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Synonyms for rubric

Noun

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'"

Verb

1. rubric, rubify
usage: adorn with ruby red color
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