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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 classic literature ?
And with those whose impulses have guided them to benevolent actions, we will rank others to whom Providence has assigned a different tendency and different powers.
Authors shall be ranked here whom some freak of Nature, making game of her poor children, had imbued with the confidence of genius and strong desire of fame, but has favored with no corresponding power; and others, whose lofty gifts were unaccompanied with the faculty of expression, or any of that earthly machinery by which ethereal endowments must be manifested to mankind.
Let all who are afflicted with like physical diseases form themselves into ranks.
In our ranks the rich maiden and the poor seamstress may walk arm in arm.
It is desirable to find some comprehensive principle, that shall render our task easier by bringing thousands into the ranks where hitherto we have brought one.
There was no want of distinguished and noble candidates to fill up the ranks on either side.
Near him also tarried cunning Ulysses, with his sturdy Cephallenians round him; they had not yet heard the battle-cry, for the ranks of Trojans and Achaeans had only just begun to move, so they were standing still, waiting for some other columns of the Achaeans to attack the Trojans and begin the fighting.
But the clamour of the Trojan ranks was as that of many thousand ewes that stand waiting to be milked in the yards of some rich flockmaster, and bleat incessantly in answer to the bleating of their lambs; for they had not one speech nor language, but their tongues were diverse, and they came from many different places.
First Antilochus slew an armed warrior of the Trojans, Echepolus, son of Thalysius, fighting in the foremost ranks. He struck at the projecting part of his helmet and drove the spear into his brow; the point of bronze pierced the bone, and darkness veiled his eyes; headlong as a tower he fell amid the press of the fight, and as he dropped King Elephenor, son of Chalcodon and captain of the proud Abantes began dragging him out of reach of the darts that were falling around him, in haste to strip him of his armour.
Ulysses was furious when he saw Leucus slain, and strode in full armour through the front ranks till he was quite close; then he glared round about him and took aim, and the Trojans fell back as he did so.
The regimental commander sought out Dolokhov in the ranks and, reining in his horse, said to him:
And from the different ranks some twenty men ran to the front.
ENPNewswire-August 20, 2019--UNIVERSITY OF MUNSTER RANKS AMONG THE TOP TEN UNIVERSITIES IN GERMANY; Shanghai University released the 2019 'Academic Ranking of World Universities'
com, the Philippines was able to notch the biggest move by ranks among all participating teams in the women's game.
Dr Wale Babalakin (SAN), Pro-Chancellor, University of Lagos (UNILAG), who also is the the chairman, Agreement Renegotiation Committee of Nigerian Universities, while delivering the seventh convocation lecture of Kwara State University (KWASU), Malete, Kwara State, said Nigeria's best university could only be ranked 800th in the world due to the low quality of education that is being offered in the country.