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1. rank

noun. ['ˈræŋk'] a row or line of people (especially soldiers or police) standing abreast of one another.

Synonyms

  • end man

Antonyms

  • stigmatism
  • impurity

Etymology

  • rank (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • ranc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Rank

  • unitedbank
  • quarteurlanc
  • kredietbank
  • montblanc
  • interbank
  • antitank
  • nonbank
  • leblanc
  • lablanc
  • deblanc
  • mbank
  • albank
  • swank
  • stanke
  • stank
  • stahnke
  • spank
  • plank
  • planck
  • francke
  • franck
  • franc
  • flank
  • clank
  • blanke
  • blank
  • blanck
  • blanc
  • zank
  • yanke

Sentences with rank


1. Verb, base form
It makes no sense to rank male and female because neither is greater than the other.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Onions rank sixth among the world's leading vegetable crops; approximately 7 percent grown are red onions.

3. Noun, singular or mass
This rank indicates how you measure up against other test takers taking this GRE subject exam.

4. Verb, past tense
Regularly updated blogs rank higher than those updated randomly or less frequently.

Quotes about rank


1. Success isn't measured by money or power or social rank. Success is measured by your discipline and inner peace.
- Mike Ditka

2. Far better it is to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure, than to take rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in the gray twilight that knows neither victory nor defeat.
- Theodore Roosevelt, Strenuous Life

3. My dear Watson,"said [Sherlock Holmes], "I cannot agree with those who rank modesty among the virtues. To the logician all things should be seen exactly as they are, and to underestimate one's self is as much a departure from truth as to exaggerate one's own powers.
- Arthur Conan Doyle, The Adventure of the Greek Interpreter

2. rank

noun. ['ˈræŋk'] relative status.

Synonyms

  • eleventh
  • military rank
  • first
  • twentieth
  • dukedom
  • third
  • eightieth
  • ninetieth
  • princedom
  • sixth
  • seventieth
  • fifth
  • barony
  • military rating
  • hundredth
  • step
  • fourth
  • fourteenth
  • tenth
  • twelfth
  • status
  • position
  • baronetcy
  • eighth
  • number one
  • fifteenth
  • rating
  • tier
  • seventh
  • sixtieth
  • millionth
  • fiftieth
  • sixteenth
  • ninth
  • viscountcy
  • level
  • billionth
  • fortieth
  • kingship
  • archidiaconate
  • thirteenth
  • thirtieth
  • grade
  • viscounty
  • second class
  • gradation
  • seventeenth
  • second
  • earldom
  • nineteenth
  • last
  • eighteenth
  • thousandth

Antonyms

  • soundness
  • dryness
  • decline
  • emptiness

Etymology

  • rank (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • ranc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. rank

noun. ['ˈræŋk'] the ordinary members of an organization (such as the enlisted soldiers of an army).

Synonyms

  • personnel
  • enlisted man
  • rank and file

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • ride
  • abnormality
  • fullness

Etymology

  • rank (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • ranc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. rank

noun. ['ˈræŋk'] position in a social hierarchy.

Synonyms

  • place
  • social rank
  • social status
  • quality
  • position
  • social station
  • status

Antonyms

  • disorderliness
  • order
  • comfort
  • orderliness

Etymology

  • rank (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • ranc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. rank

verb. ['ˈræŋk'] take or have a position relative to others.

Synonyms

  • be
  • come out
  • come in
  • come

Antonyms

  • disorder
  • purity
  • subordinate
  • upper-class

Etymology

  • rank (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • ranc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. rank

noun. ['ˈræŋk'] the body of members of an organization or group.

Synonyms

  • membership
  • body
  • organization

Antonyms

  • unsoundness
  • guilt
  • astigmatism
  • safety

Etymology

  • rank (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • ranc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. rank

adjective. ['ˈræŋk'] very fertile; producing profuse growth.

Antonyms

  • closing

Etymology

  • rank (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • ranc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. rank

verb. ['ˈræŋk'] assign a rank or rating to.

Synonyms

  • superordinate
  • shortlist
  • judge
  • range
  • prioritise
  • place
  • pass judgment
  • downgrade
  • upgrade
  • order
  • prioritize
  • reorder
  • sequence
  • grade
  • seed
  • evaluate
  • rate

Antonyms

  • downgrade
  • unsusceptibility
  • discomfort
  • susceptibility

Etymology

  • rank (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • ranc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. rank

adjective. ['ˈræŋk'] complete and without restriction or qualification; sometimes used informally as intensifiers.

Synonyms

  • absolute
  • complete
  • downright
  • right-down
  • sheer

Antonyms

  • unoriginal
  • late
  • middle
  • last

Etymology

  • rank (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • ranc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. rank

adjective. ['ˈræŋk'] conspicuously and outrageously bad or reprehensible.

Synonyms

  • crying
  • glaring
  • conspicuous
  • gross
  • egregious

Antonyms

  • secondary
  • back
  • end
  • death

Etymology

  • rank (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • ranc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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