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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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The sole role of the Lords Lieutenant is to eat, drink - often at the public's expense - and pull rank on the rest of us, including our elected representatives.
Additionally, prosecutors and police were assured that federal agents would not pull rank on state and local investigations.
John Higgins is 4-9 to pull rank on Mark Allen, whom he beat 17-13 in a World Championship semi-final last May.
Grange are bidding to pull rank on Group A rivals Penicuik and Dunfermline after all three ended with a win each following last month's first round of matches.
Gael Monfils ought to pull rank over Julien Benneteau but is way too short to be of interest at 1-3, and the day's best value is the 4-6 that in-form Mario Ancic continues his charge by sweeping aside Mikhail Youzhny.
A source said Barr had not tried to pull rank on the traffic cops who flagged her down.
Nicky Henderson, after an Ascot Saturday that saw Binocular romp home in the International Hurdle, Punchestowns power to victory in the Long Walk and Sentry Duty pull rank in The Ladbroke
It's hard to imagine the insecurities that would make a mother-in-law or a mother try to pull rank over the other.
He should come through his opener against in-form Rory McLeod without much ado, and even though he will need his wits about him against probable opponent Joe Perry in the round of 16 the Rocket should still pull rank over the player he edged out 5-4 in a Premier League semi-final a week ago.