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Synonyms for rank

Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002

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

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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


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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Other affiliates worldwide have also broken ranks and decided to merge with different accounting companies.
colleges and universities ("Broken Ranks," September 2001).
It is very unlikely that either man will back down easily, now that they have broken ranks and unity with their fellow bishops--as Bishop Gaillot did in France before he was deposed.
His peers didn't follow suit, but they did punish him through the grapevine by unleashing a set of tasty, intriguing rumors designed to alert the CEO that someone had broken ranks. The CEO ignored the whole thing, but the man's peers were still unhappy and examined his every decision for uncharacteristic elements.
But four councils - including one in the North East - have broken ranks and published their draft proposals.
WORD is gradually filtering out that one half of the Old Firm have broken ranks and are trying to take their place in English football.