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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Rank, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Ranked p. pr. & vb. n. Ranking.]
 1. To place abreast, or in a line.
 2. To range in a particular class, order, or division; to class; also, to dispose methodically; to place in suitable classes or order; to classify.
    Ranking all things under general and special heads.   --I. Watts.
    Poets were ranked in the class of philosophers.   --Broome.
    Heresy is ranked with idolatry and witchcraft.   --Dr. H. More.
 3. To take rank of; to outrank. [U.S.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: of the highest rank; used of persons; "the commanding
             officer" [syn: commanding, top-level, top-ranking]
      2: having a higher rank; "superior officer" [syn: ranking(a),
          superior, higher-ranking]
      n : position on a scale in relation to others in a sport