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ˈræŋ kɪŋRank·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. rankingadjective

    position on a scale in relation to others in a sport

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

    having a higher rank

    "superior officer"


  1. rankingnoun

    One's relative placement in a list.

  2. rankingadjective

    having a specified rank

  3. rankingadjective


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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ranking

    of Rank


  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.

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  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

Examples of Ranking in a Sentence

  1. Neil Chatterjee:

    Here's the irony : I'm still one of the highest-ranking energy officials in the nation.

  2. Del Potro:

    I think it's a good record for him, i didn't expect to be in the top five again after all the problems, winning big tournaments, fighting for the top positions of the ranking again.

  3. Ehsan Sehgal:

    True affection neither dies nor can be wiped out from the heart and mind of a lover regardless of distance, culture, believings, language, high or low ranking, and opponents.

  4. Maria Cecilia Flores-Oebanda:

    A Tier 1 ranking doesn't mean we have no human trafficking problem, next year, we also need to demonstrate measurable progress to retain this ranking.

  5. John Haggerty:

    Justice, whether in the eyes of World Anti-Doping Agency or a court, must be blind, including being blind to a player's earnings, mr. Reedie owes an apology to Maria Sharapova and to all successful tennis players unless he wants fans to think World Anti-Doping Agency has different standards for players depending on their ranking and earnings.

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