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Synonyms for rank

Synonyms for rank

positioning of one individual vis-à-vis others

a division of persons or things by quality, rank, or grade

a group of people or things arranged in a row

growing profusely

smelling of mildew or decay

conspicuously bad or offensive

Synonyms for rank

a row or line of people (especially soldiers or police) standing abreast of one another

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the ordinary members of an organization (such as the enlisted soldiers of an army)

position in a social hierarchy

the body of members of an organization or group

take or have a position relative to others

take precedence or surpass others in rank

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very fertile

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very offensive in smell or taste

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conspicuously and outrageously bad or reprehensible

complete and without restriction or qualification

growing profusely

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References in periodicals archive ?
In 1983, Kevin Padian on the University of California, Berkeley, broke ranks with other researchers when he proposed pterosaurs were not quadrupedal but bipedal, walking on two feet.
to enjoy high COR drivers since it broke ranks with the R&A in 1998 and imposed the 0.
Summary: Berlin, June 30, 2010, SPA -- German Chancellor Angela Merkel suffered a political setback today when some of her declared supporters broke ranks in an initial secret ballot for a new German president, dpa reported.
But Tory MP Douglas Carswell broke ranks and urged Mr Martin to go and set a departure date.
It also comes after three Labour AMs broke ranks to condemn the union between the two parties as "illogical".
On the day supporters nationwide paid their respects to Best by observing a minute's silence impeccably, Leeds fans who'd travelled to Millwall for a Championship clash broke ranks.
But one who broke ranks, Senator Michael Williams, said, "I expect him to be what he has always been--fair.
Davies, normally a news reporter, broke ranks to put Henry on the spot.
ROME: Pope John Paul II sometimes stops to pat a baby or two to the delight of crowds - but yesterday, dozens of Roman children broke ranks with protocol to mob the pontiff with hugs and kisses.
Chevron and Dow followed suit, but Fina broke ranks and announced a 3[cent] hike instead.
Six Republicans broke ranks and voted for the measure, which requires background checks on people who buy guns at gun shows and pawnshops, raise the legal age to buy a gun from 18 to 21 and require locks to be sold with guns.
In a visionary move, CoCreate broke ranks from the existing CAD system architecture of the day to create an entirely new product line based on open systems that reintroduced collaboration into the design process.
The Norwegian wing-back broke ranks and defied Thompson, who had gagged his stars in a bid to prevent them stoking up today's Premiership battle with Manchester United.
Late last year, Glendale Councilman David Weaver broke ranks and said he and his Glendale council colleagues need to get involved in working toward a solution.
LeBow made history in 1996, when, under his guidance, Brooke's Liggett tobacco subsidiary broke ranks with the rest of the industry and became the first tobacco company to settle smoking-related litigation.