Definitions for rankingˈræŋ kɪŋ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ranking(adj)

    position on a scale in relation to others in a sport

  2. ranking(a), superior, higher-ranking(adj)

    having a higher rank

    "superior officer"

Wiktionary

  1. ranking(Noun)

    Oneu2019s relative placement in a list.

  2. ranking(Adjective)

    having a specified rank

  3. ranking(Adjective)

    superior

    As the ranking officer, Sergeant Taylor took charge of the investigation.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ranking

    of Rank

Freebase

  1. Ranking

    A ranking is a relationship between a set of items such that, for any two items, the first is either 'ranked higher than', 'ranked lower than' or 'ranked equal to' the second. In mathematics, this is known as a weak order or total preorder of objects. It is not necessarily a total order of objects because two different objects can have the same ranking. The rankings themselves are totally ordered. For example, materials are totally preordered by hardness, while degrees of hardness are totally ordered. By reducing detailed measures to a sequence of ordinal numbers, rankings make it possible to evaluate complex information according to certain criteria. Thus, for example, an Internet search engine may rank the pages it finds according to an estimation of their relevance, making it possible for the user quickly to select the pages they are likely to want to see. Analysis of data obtained by ranking commonly requires non-parametric statistics.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ranking in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ranking in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Philippe Faure:

    What is missing is an objective ranking of global gastronomy.

  2. The FOJ:

    Consisting of bank documents, the evidence will be used in criminal proceedings against high-ranking FIFA officials.

  3. Nicholas Kapur:

    This ranking attempts to be completely unbiased when looking at the outcomes when everyone is on the same playing field.

  4. Rahimullah Samander:

    In some cases, government employees, specially low-ranking police officers, do not understand how to behave with reporters.

  5. Angela Haupt:

    The DASH diet has been our top diet overall for five years now and this is the fifth year we are evaluating and ranking diets.

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