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KK Pronunciation

〔 ræŋk 〕


〔 ræŋk 〕

Overview of noun rank

The noun rank has 5 senses

  • rank -- (a row or line of people (especially soldiers or police) standing abreast of one another; "the entrance was guarded by ranks of policemen")

  • rank -- (relative status; "his salary was determined by his rank and seniority")

  • rank and file, rank -- (the ordinary members of an organization (such as the enlisted soldiers of an army); "the strike was supported by the union rank and file"; "he rose from the ranks to become a colonel")

  • social station, social status, social rank, rank -- (position in a social hierarchy; "the British are more aware of social status than Americans are")

  • membership, rank -- (the body of members of an organization or group; "they polled their membership"; "they found dissension in their own ranks"; "he joined the ranks of the unemployed")

Overview of verb rank

The verb rank has 3 senses

  • rank -- (take or have a position relative to others; "This painting ranks among the best in the Western World")

  • rate, rank, range, order, grade, place -- (assign a rank or rating to; "how would you rank these students?"; "The restaurant is rated highly in the food guide")

  • rank, outrank -- (take precedence or surpass others in rank)

Overview of adj rank

The adj rank has 5 senses

  • rank -- (very fertile; producing profuse growth; "rank earth")

  • rank -- (very offensive in smell or taste; "a rank cigar")

  • crying, egregious, flagrant, glaring, gross, rank -- (conspicuously and outrageously bad or reprehensible; "a crying shame"; "an egregious lie"; "flagrant violation of human rights"; "a glaring error"; "gross ineptitude"; "gross injustice"; "rank treachery")

  • absolute, downright, out-and-out, rank, right-down, sheer -- (complete and without restriction or qualification; sometimes used informally as intensifiers; "absolute freedom"; "an absolute dimwit"; "a downright lie"; "out-and-out mayhem"; "an out-and-out lie"; "a rank outsider"; "many right-down vices"; "got the job through sheer persistence"; "sheer stupidity")

  • rank -- (growing profusely; "rank jungle vegetation")