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rank
Part of Speech: Noun
Results: 18
1. Rankly; stoutly; violently.
Part of Speech: noun, verb
1. A row or line; a range; an order; a tier; as, a rank of osiers.
3. An aggregate of individuals classed together; a permanent social class; an order; a division; as, ranks and orders of men; the highest and the lowest ranks of men, or of other intelligent beings.
4. Degree of dignity, eminence, or excellence; position in civil or social life; station; degree; grade; as, a writer of the first rank; a lawyer of high rank.
5. Elevated grade or standing; high degree; high social position; distinction; eminence; as, a man of rank.
6. A line of soldiers ranged side by side; - opposed to file. See 1st File, 1 ( a).
Part of Speech: superlative
4. Strong- scented; rancid; musty; as, oil of a rank smell; rank- smelling rue.
Part of Speech: verb
2. To have a certain grade or degree of elevation in the orders of civil or military life; to have a certain degree of esteem or consideration; as, he ranks with the first class of poets; he ranks high in public estimation.
Part of Speech: verb transitive
3. To take rank of; to outrank.
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