Definition for RANGE

RANGE, v.i.

  1. To rove at large; to wander without restraint or direction. As a roaring lion and ranging bear. – Prov. xxviii.
  2. To be placed in order; to be ranked. 'Tis better to be lowly born, / And range with humble livers in content. – Shak. [In this sense, rank is now used.]
  3. To lie in a particular direction. Which way thy forests range. – Dryden. We say, the front of a house ranges with the line of the street.
  4. To sail or pass near or in the direction of; as, to range along the coast.

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