Definitions for rankræŋk

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  1. rank(noun)

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

    "the entrance was guarded by ranks of policemen"

  2. rank(noun)

    relative status

    "his salary was determined by his rank and seniority"

  3. rank and file, rank(noun)

    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"

  4. social station, social status, social rank, rank(noun)

    position in a social hierarchy

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

  5. membership, rank(adj)

    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"

  6. rank(adj)

    very fertile; producing profuse growth

    "rank earth"

  7. rank(adj)

    very offensive in smell or taste

    "a rank cigar"

  8. crying(a), egregious, flagrant, glaring, gross, rank(adj)

    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"

  9. absolute, downright, out-and-out(a), rank(a), right-down, sheer(a)(adj)

    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"

  10. rank(verb)

    growing profusely

    "rank jungle vegetation"

  11. rank(verb)

    take or have a position relative to others

    "This painting ranks among the best in the Western World"

  12. rate, rank, range, order, grade, place(verb)

    assign a rank or rating to

    "how would you rank these students?"; "The restaurant is rated highly in the food guide"

  13. rank, outrank(verb)

    take precedence or surpass others in rank

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Rank

    luxuriant in growth; of vigorous growth; exuberant; grown to immoderate height; as, rank grass; rank weeds

  2. Rank

    raised to a high degree; violent; extreme; gross; utter; as, rank heresy

  3. Rank

    causing vigorous growth; producing luxuriantly; very rich and fertile; as, rank land

  4. Rank

    strong-scented; rancid; musty; as, oil of a rank smell; rank-smelling rue

  5. Rank

    strong to the taste

  6. Rank

    inflamed with venereal appetite

  7. Rank(adverb)

    rankly; stoutly; violently

  8. Rank

    a row or line; a range; an order; a tier; as, a rank of osiers

  9. Rank

    a line of soldiers ranged side by side; -- opposed to file. See 1st File, 1 (a)

  10. Rank

    grade of official standing, as in the army, navy, or nobility; as, the rank of general; the rank of admiral

  11. Rank

    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

  12. Rank

    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

  13. Rank

    elevated grade or standing; high degree; high social position; distinction; eminence; as, a man of rank

  14. Rank(verb)

    to place abreast, or in a line

  15. Rank(verb)

    to range in a particular class, order, or division; to class; also, to dispose methodically; to place in suitable classes or order; to classify

  16. Rank(verb)

    to take rank of; to outrank

  17. Rank(verb)

    to be ranged; to be set or disposed, as in a particular degree, class, order, or division

  18. Rank(verb)

    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

  19. Origin: [OE. renk, reng, OF. renc, F. rang, fr. OHG. hring a circle, a circular row, G. ring. See Ring, and cf. Range, n. & v.]

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  1. RANK

    Receptor Activator of Nuclear Factor κ B, also known as TRANCE Receptor, is a type I membrane protein that is expressed on the surface of osteoclasts and is involved in their activation upon ligand binding. RANK is also expressed on dendritic cells and facilitates immune signaling. RANKL is found on the surface of stromal cells, osteoblasts, and T cells.

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'rank' in Nouns Frequency: #1277

Anagrams of rank »

  1. ARNK

  2. Knar


Translations for rank

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • ranciCatalan, Valencian
  • hodnostCzech
  • stinkend, ekelhaft, Reihe, DienstgradGerman
  • ταγγόςGreek
  • grado, fila, rango, columna, repugnanteSpanish
  • ردهPersian
  • sija, sotilasarvo, taso, lemuava, sijoittua, asema, haiseva, rankata, arvo, rankkaus, sijoittaa, löyhkäävä, sijoitusFinnish
  • coter, ranger, rangée, malodorant, classerFrench
  • breunScottish Gaelic
  • կոչումArmenian
  • truppa, condizione sociale, ripugnante, schiera, rango, puzzolente, fila, gregario, grado, repellente, cetoItalian
  • 臭いJapanese
  • tūngaMāori
  • чинMacedonian
  • pangkatMalay
  • stinkend, werk, rang, ranzig, register, ransDutch
  • stopień, rząd, szeregi, rangaPolish
  • râncedRomanian
  • класс, положе́ние, чин, строй, коло́нна, ме́рзкий, катего́рия, омерзи́тельный, ранг, ряд, прого́рклый, отврати́тельный, шере́нга, разря́д, воню́чий, зва́ние, ли́нияRussian
  • placering, rad, stank, klassa, gradera, verk, vämjelig, grad, placera, klass, klassificeraSwedish
  • pis kokulu, rütbe, iğrenç, sıra, satırTurkish

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