v a kitchen grate.
2. range ·v ·see range of cable, below.
3. range ·v a bolting sieve to sift meal.
4. range ·v the step of a ladder; a rung.
5. range ·noun to rove over or through; as, to range the fields.
6. range ·noun to separate into parts; to sift.
7. range ·v the region within which a plant or animal naturally lives.
8. range ·v a place where shooting, as with cannons or rifles, is practiced.
9. range ·v sometimes, less properly, the trajectory of a shot or projectile.
10. range ·noun to be native to, or to live in; to frequent.
11. range ·v an aggregate of individuals in one rank or degree; an order; a class.
12. range ·v the horizontal distance to which a shot or other projectile is carried.
13. range ·noun to sail or pass in a direction parallel to or near; as, to range the coast.
14. range ·vi to rove at large; to wander without restraint or direction; to roam.
15. range ·v a series of things in a line; a row; a rank; as, a range of buildings; a range of mountains.
xvi. range ·v a wandering or roving; a going to and fro; an excursion; a ramble; an expedition.
xvii. range ·vi to be native to, or live in, a certain district or region; as, the peba ranges from texas to paraguay.
xviii. range ·vi to be placed in order; to be ranked; to admit of arrangement or classification; to rank.
xix. range ·noun to dispose in a classified or in systematic order; to arrange regularly; as, to range plants and animals in genera and species.
xx. range ·v in the public land system of the united states, a row or line of townships lying between two successive meridian lines six miles apart.
xxi. range ·v that which may be ranged over; place or room for excursion; especially, a region of country in which cattle or sheep may wander and pasture.
xxii. range ·v an extended cooking apparatus of cast iron, set in brickwork, and affording conveniences for various ways of cooking; also, a kind of cooking stove.
xxiii. range ·v extent or space taken in by anything excursive; compass or extent of excursion; reach; scope; discursive power; as, the range of one's voice, or authority.
xxiv. range ·noun to set in a row, or in rows; to place in a regular line or lines, or in ranks; to dispose in the proper order; to rank; as, to range soldiers in line.
xxv. range ·noun to place (as a single individual) among others in a line, row, or order, as in the ranks of an army;
usually, reflexively and figuratively, (in the sense) to espouse a cause, to join a party, ·etc.
xxvi. range ·vi to have a certain direction; to correspond in direction; to be or keep in a corresponding line; to trend or run;
often followed by with; as, the front of a house ranges with the street; to range along the coast.
xxvii. range ·vi to have range; to change or differ within limits; to be capable of projecting, or to admit of being projected, especially as to horizontal distance; as, the temperature ranged through seventy degrees fahrenheit; the gun ranges three miles; the shot ranged four miles.