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rank1

rank1

 
 
pronunciation:
raengk
parts of speech:
noun, verb
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a position in society.
The mayor is a person of rank in my community.
synonyms:
status
similar words:
level, place, sphere
definition 2: an office or position.
She achieved the rank of general.
synonyms:
position
definition 3: (plural) the common soldiers of an army.
The soldier rose from the ranks to become an important military leader.
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: ranked, ranking, ranks
definition 1: to place in order; classify.
Boxers are ranked by their weight.
synonyms:
classify, grade, order, organize
similar words:
align, arrange, class, group, place, range, rate, type
definition 2: to hold a certain rank or position.
She ranks first in our math class.
similar words:
be, place, remain, sit