1 (usually ground rules) A basic principle: some ground rules for assessing new machines
More example sentences
- Before an interview, Johnson laid down the ground rule that he didn't want to talk about his Seattle days.
- My first ground rule is always to tell the truth.
- The ground rule on that subject would be never to make familiarity with one's earlier works necessary for enjoying or appreciating the current one.
Definition of ground rule in:
- The US English dictionary