rule out of - definition and synonyms

phrasal verb [transitive]
present tense
I/you/we/theyrule out of
he/she/itrules out of
present participleruling out of
past tenseruled out of
past participleruled out of
  1. rule someone out of something to make it impossible for a player to take part in a game or competition

    A shoulder injury ruled him out of the World Cup.

See also main entry: rule