Definition for RANK

RANK, v.i.

  1. To be ranged; to be set or disposed; as in a particular degree, class, order or division. Let that one article rank with the vest. – Shak.
  2. To be placed in a rank or ranks. Go, rank in tribes, and quit the savage wood. – Tate.
  3. To have a certain grade or degree of elevation in the orders of civil or military life. He ranks with a major. He ranks with the first class of poets. He ranks high in public estimation.

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