rank - definitions and synonyms

rank verb

  1. English Meaning: 

    : take or have a position relative to others

    Example Sentenses:

    • This painting ranks among the best in the Western World

  2. English Meaning: 

    : assign a rank or rating to

    اردو معنی‎ (Urdu Meaning)‎:

    درجہ بندی کرنا - درجہ دینا - گریڈ دینا -

    Example Sentenses:

    • how would you rank these students?

    • The restaurant is rated highly in the food guide

    Synonyms:

    grade / order / place / range / rate
  3. English Meaning: 

    : take precedence or surpass others in rank

    Synonyms:

    outrank

rank noun

  1. English Meaning: 

    : a row or line of people (especially soldiers or police) standing abreast of one another

    Example Sentenses:

    • the entrance was guarded by ranks of policemen

  2. English Meaning: 

    : relative status

    Example Sentenses:

    • his salary was determined by his rank and seniority

  3. English Meaning: 

    : the ordinary members of an organization (such as the enlisted soldiers of an army)

    Example Sentenses:

    • the strike was supported by the union rank and file

    • he rose from the ranks to become a colonel

    Synonyms:

    rank and file
  4. English Meaning: 

    : position in a social hierarchy

    Example Sentenses:

    • the British are more aware of social status than Americans are

  5. English Meaning: 

    : the body of members of an organization or group

    Example Sentenses:

    • they found dissension in their own ranks

    • he joined the ranks of the unemployed

    • they polled their membership

    Synonyms:

    membership

rank adjective

  1. English Meaning: 

    : very fertile; producing profuse growth

    Example Sentenses:

    • rank earth

  2. English Meaning: 

    : very offensive in smell or taste

    Example Sentenses:

    • a rank cigar

  3. English Meaning: 

    : conspicuously and outrageously bad or reprehensible

    Example Sentenses:

    • rank treachery

    • a crying shame

    • an egregious lie

    • flagrant violation of human rights

    • a glaring error

    • gross ineptitude

    • gross injustice

    Synonyms:

    crying / egregious / flagrant / glaring / gross
  4. English Meaning: 

    : complete and without restriction or qualification; sometimes used informally as intensifiers

    Example Sentenses:

    • a rank outsider

    • absolute freedom

    • an absolute dimwit

    • a downright lie

    • out-and-out mayhem

    • an out-and-out lie

    • many right-down vices

    • got the job through sheer persistence

    • sheer stupidity

  5. English Meaning: 

    : growing profusely

    Example Sentenses:

    • rank jungle vegetation