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range

range

 
 
pronunciation:
reInj
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the two points or limits between which something can vary, or the distance between the limits.
I'm sure we can find the right paint color within the range of colors that they have at the store.This sweater comes in a wide range of sizes.
similar words:
extent
definition 2: the distance or area over which something can reach or function.
Dogs can hear sounds that are not in the range of human hearing.A fifteen-mile run is outside my range as a runner.
synonyms:
reach
similar words:
register, size, sound
definition 3: an area used for practice in shooting.
Police officers learn to shoot at a shooting range.
definition 4: a large, open area of land on which livestock graze and roam.
Cattle wander on the open range.
definition 5: a series of connected mountains.
The Himalayan mountain range is the highest on earth.
 
synonyms:
mountain range
similar words:
ridge
definition 6: a cooking stove with burners and an oven.
synonyms:
stove
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: ranged, ranges, ranging
definition 1: to be within certain limits.
The ticket prices range from twenty to fifty dollars.
similar words:
alternate, extend, vary
definition 2: to roam; wander.
He ranged all over Kentucky before settling down.Our conversation ranged over many subjects.
synonyms:
roam, wander
similar words:
extend, pass
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