Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun range

9 senses of range

Sense 1
scope, range, reach, orbit, compass, ambit -- (an area in which something acts or operates or has power or control: "the range of a supersonic jet"; "a piano has a greater range than the human voice"; "the ambit of municipal legislation"; "within the compass of this article"; "within the scope of an investigation"; "outside the reach of the law"; "in the political orbit of a world power")
       => extent -- (the distance or area or volume over which something extends; "the vast extent of the desert"; "an orchard of considerable extent")

Sense 2
range, reach -- (the limits within which something can be effective; "range of motion"; "he was beyond the reach of their fire")
       => limit -- (as far as something can go)

Sense 3
range -- (a large tract of grassy open land on which livestock can graze; "they used to drive the cattle across the open range every spring"; "he dreamed of a home on the range")
       => tract, piece of land, piece of ground, parcel of land, parcel -- (an extended area of land)

Sense 4
range, mountain range, range of mountains, chain, mountain chain, chain of mountains -- (a series of hills or mountains; "the valley was between two ranges of hills"; "the plains lay just beyond the mountain range")
       => geological formation, formation -- ((geology) the geological features of the earth)

Sense 5
range -- (a place for shooting (firing or driving) projectiles of various kinds; "the army maintains a missile range in the desert"; "any good golf club will have a range where you can practice")
       => facility, installation -- (a building or place that provides a particular service or is used for a particular industry; "the assembly plant is an enormous facility")

Sense 6
range -- (a variety of different things or activities; "he answered a range of questions"; "he was impressed by the range and diversity of the collection")
       => assortment, mixture, mixed bag, miscellany, miscellanea, variety, salmagundi, smorgasbord, potpourri, motley -- (a collection containing a variety of sorts of things; "a great assortment of cars was on display"; "he had a variety of disorders"; "a veritable smorgasbord of religions")

Sense 7
image, range, range of a function -- ((mathematics) the set of values of the dependent variable for which a function is defined; "the image of f(x) = x^2 is the set of all non-negative real numbers if the domain of the function is the set of all real numbers")
       => set -- ((mathematics) an abstract collection of numbers or symbols; "the set of prime numbers is infinite")

Sense 8
compass, range, reach, grasp -- (the limit of capability; "within the compass of education")
       => capability, capableness, potentiality -- (an aptitude that may be developed)

Sense 9
stove, kitchen stove, range, kitchen range, cooking stove -- (a kitchen appliance used for cooking food; "dinner was already on the stove")
       => kitchen appliance -- (a home appliance used in preparing food)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb range

8 senses of range

Sense 1
range, run -- (change or be different within limits; "Estimates for the losses in the earthquake range as high as $2 billion"; "Interest rates run from 5 to 10 percent"; "The instruments ranged from tuba to cymbals"; "My students range from very bright to dull")
       => be -- (have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun); "John is rich"; "This is not a good answer")

Sense 2
roll, wander, swan, stray, tramp, roam, cast, ramble, rove, range, drift, vagabond -- (move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment; "The gypsies roamed the woods"; "roving vagabonds"; "the wandering Jew"; "The cattle roam across the prairie"; "the laborers drift from one town to the next"; "They rolled from town to town")
       => travel, go, move, locomote -- (change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically; "How fast does your new car go?"; "We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus"; "The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect"; "The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell"; "news travelled fast")

Sense 3
range -- (have a range; be capable of projecting over a certain distance, as of a gun; "This gun ranges over two miles")

Sense 4
range, straddle -- (range or extend over; occupy a certain area; "The plants straddle the entire state")
       => constitute, represent, make up, comprise, be -- (form or compose; "This money is my only income"; "The stone wall was the backdrop for the performance"; "These constitute my entire belonging"; "The children made up the chorus"; "This sum represents my entire income for a year"; "These few men comprise his entire army")

Sense 5
range, array, lay out, set out -- (lay out orderly or logically in a line or as if in a line; "lay out the clothes"; "lay out the arguments")
       => arrange, set up -- (put into a proper or systematic order; "arrange the books on the shelves in chronological order")

Sense 6
crop, browse, graze, range, pasture -- (feed as in a meadow or pasture; "the herd was grazing")
       => feed, eat -- (take in food; used of animals only; "This dog doesn't eat certain kinds of meat"; "What do whales eat?")

Sense 7
range -- (let eat; "range the animals in the prairie")
       => feed, give -- (give food to; "Feed the starving children in India"; "don't give the child this tough meat")

Sense 8
rate, rank, range, order, grade, place -- (assign a rank or rating to; "how would you rank these students?"; "The restaurant is rated highly in the food guide")
       => evaluate, pass judgment, judge -- (form a critical opinion of; "I cannot judge some works of modern art"; "How do you evaluate this grant proposal?" "We shouldn't pass judgment on other people")

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