What does Ranger mean?

Definitions for Ranger
ˈreɪn dʒərRanger

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Ranger.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Texas Ranger, Ranger(noun)

    a member of the Texas state highway patrol; formerly a mounted lawman who maintained order on the frontier

  2. fire warden, forest fire fighter, ranger(noun)

    an official who is responsible for managing and protecting an area of forest

  3. commando, ranger(noun)

    a member of a military unit trained as shock troops for hit-and-run raids


  1. ranger(Noun)

    A keeper, guardian, or soldier who ranges over a region (generally of wilderness) to protect the area or enforce the law.

  2. Origin: From the verb .

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ranger(noun)

    one who ranges; a rover; sometimes, one who ranges for plunder; a roving robber

  2. Ranger(noun)

    that which separates or arranges; specifically, a sieve

  3. Ranger(noun)

    a dog that beats the ground in search of game

  4. Ranger(noun)

    one of a body of mounted troops, formerly armed with short muskets, who range over the country, and often fight on foot

  5. Ranger(noun)

    the keeper of a public park or forest; formerly, a sworn officer of a forest, appointed by the king's letters patent, whose business was to walk through the forest, recover beasts that had strayed beyond its limits, watch the deer, present trespasses to the next court held for the forest, etc


  1. Ranger

    The ranger is one of the standard playable character class in most editions of the Dungeons & Dragons fantasy role-playing game. They are protectors of nature, skilled woodsmen, and often live reclusive lives as hermits. In 3rd edition, Rangers are the favored class of Wood Elves, Lupins, Shifters from the Eberron campaign setting, Centaurs, Gnolls, and Catfolk.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. ranger

    One of a body of mounted troops, who were formerly armed with short muskets, and who ranged over the country around, and often fought on foot.

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Ranger' in Nouns Frequency: #2446

How to pronounce Ranger?

  1. Alex
    US English

How to say Ranger in sign language?

  1. ranger


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Ranger in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Ranger in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of Ranger in a Sentence

  1. Colin Boley:

    My hats off to them, i will be down there proud to say I was pinning the tab on the first female Ranger.

  2. Damian Collins:

    I feel sorry for Mr Willerton, he's not quite a lone ranger but it's a very small team on a small budget.

  3. Karen Richardson:

    They were demanding to speak with a ranger, they were seriously worried that the calf was freezing and dying.

  4. Dan Rather:

    An intellectual snob is someone who can listen to the William Tell Overture and not think of The Lone Ranger.

  5. Team Fastrax:

    Christian was a solid American that served our nation as an Army Ranger, a loving father, a devoted husband and a teammate that was our brother.

Images & Illustrations of Ranger

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