Pronunciation of Rank
/ɹˈaŋk/, /ɹˈaŋk/, /ɹ_ˈa_ŋ_k/
Synonyms for rank:
characterize, underling, Fame, reclassify, fusty, identify with, put down as, linnaean, top brass, pecking order, inferiority, chain of command, mark as, rancid, circumstances, hold up as, royalty, subsidiarity, rotten.
abundant, luxurious (adjective)
obscene, vulgar (adjective)
perfect, unalloyed, unmixed.
stinking, foul (adjective)
utter, absolute (adjective)
salty, unpolished, unrefined, colloquial, idiomatic, cockney, unseemly, inelegant, glaring, animal, depraved, outlandish, repulsive, coarse-grained, crude, in bad taste, sordid, barbaric, offensive, ignominious, rough, broad, profane, raw, shameless, unbecoming, chintzy, obscene, philistine, tasteless, garish, undignified, common, tawdry, sleazy, coarse, earthy, brazen, ill-bred, crass, degraded, boorish, homespun, gaudy, graceless, vulgar, low, cheap, ignoble, scandalous, base, barnyard, brutish, tactless, gross, rude, clumsy, revolting, indelicate.
Sense 4 (noun)
Sense 5 (noun)
Sense 6 (noun)
Sense 7 (noun)
bracket, league, tier.
Sense 8 (noun)
column, file, row.
Sense 10 (noun)
Sense 13 (noun)
credential, license, superiority, clout, powerfulness, precedence, enfranchisement, kingship, seniority, office, domination, command, mastery, might, cogency, title, primacy, empowerment, sway, steam, birthright, prerogative, puissance, strength, Prepotency, commission, faculty, prestige, purview, privilege, authority, charge, potency, entitlement, influence, force, mandate, sovereignty, mightiness, punch, power, stature.
calculation, determination, thought, evaluation, enumeration, consideration, judgement, valuation, statistics, arithmetic, approximation, quantification, appraisal, reckoning, multiplication, presumption, estimation, algorithm, mathematics, measurement, algebra, deduction, inference, supposition, computation, system, calculus, conclusion, division, assessment, method, triangulation.
degree, kingdom, species, genus, clan, ilk, caste, race, breed, grain, Family, stripe, mold, variety, phylum, feather, step, stamp, label, people, kind, persuasion, strain, make, style, genotype, stock, level, taxonomy, category, designation, denomination, brand, classification.
column, tier of individuals (noun)
egregious, order, rank and file, out-and-out, membership, offensive, flagrant, footing, crying, conspicuous, complete, gross, sheer, status, place, standing, state, range, abundant, social rank, glaring, absolute, obvious, station, term, grade, social status, stage, mark, outrank, fertile, rate, downright, right-down, social station.
social class (noun)
social status (noun)
standing in a system, often a social one (noun)
degree, pedigree, sovereignty, grade, classification, order, caste, sort, birth, level, Family, stock, privilege, type, situation, echelon, station, state, place, quality, pecking order, seniority, status, primacy, stratum, footing, stature, position, supremacy, class, division, dignity, authority, consequence.
be worthwhile; have supremacy (verb)
consider, approximate, count, multiply, suppose, presume, weigh, conclude, rate, triangulate, gauge, deduce, systematize, quantize, value, measure, quantify, appraise, plan, assess, schedule, study, determine, evaluate, compute, add, enumerate, scheme, sum, plot, rationalize, think, total, surmise, calculate, figure, program, estimate, reckon, tally, guess, score, account, judge, divide, infer.
line up; classify in system (verb)
scale, benchmark, calibrate, test, survey.
collate, type, organize, unify, support, compose, set, arrange, prepare, shape, integrate, devise, pigeonhole, design, harmonize, adjust, cast, categorize, right, order, schematize, stabilize, sort, Methodize, balance, regulate, form, orchestrate, control, screen, structure, unsnarl, classify, settle, place, class, mediate, maintain, sift, stratify, chart, frame, array, separate, subordinate, grade, establish, group, fix, marshal, normalize.
Usage examples for rank:
- She had moreover something,- not much indeed, but still something,- of that feeling which made the Pallisers terrible to the imagination, because of their rank and wealth. - "Can You Forgive Her?", Anthony Trollope.
- The rank which first gets the bag around to Number One after he returns to his original position wins the game. - "Games for the Playground, Home, School and Gymnasium", Jessie H. Bancroft.
- But from eight- thirty to eight- forty- five is known to the rank and file of the organization as its hour for arrival. - "The Romance of a Great Store", Edward Hungerford.