Meaning of RANK in English

n. 25B6; noun

he was elevated to ministerial rank : POSITION, level, grade, echelon; class, status, standing; dated station. See list.

a family of rank : HIGH STANDING, blue blood, high birth, nobility, aristocracy; eminence, distinction, prestige; prominence, influence, consequence, power.

a rank of riflemen : ROW, line, file, column, string, train, procession.

25B6; verb

the plant is ranked as endangered : CLASSIFY, class, categorize, rate, grade, bracket, group, pigeonhole, designate; catalogue, file, list.

he ranked below the others : HAVE A RANK, be graded, have a status, be classed, be classified, be categorized; belong.

tulips ranked like guardsmen : LINE UP, align, order, arrange, dispose, set out, array, range.

25A0; the rank and file

the officers and the rank and file : OTHER RANKS, soldiers, NCOs, lower ranks; men, troops.

a speech appealing to the rank and file : THE (COMMON) PEOPLE, the proletariat, the masses, the populace, the commonality, the commonalty, the third estate, the plebeians; the hoi polloi, the rabble, the riff-raff, the great unwashed; informal the proles, the plebs.

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