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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 ?
Archbishop Ndungane, the archbishop of Cape Town, has broken ranks with many African Anglicans by backing Bishop Robinson's consecration.
Since then, he says, his position has evolved, and he has broken ranks with his former colleagues on anti-abortion legislation.
Madeleine Rees, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights in Bosnia, has broken ranks to demand that UN officials, international peacekeepers and police who are involved in sex crimes be brought to justice in their home countries.
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.