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

5 senses of rank

Sense 1
rank -- (a row or line of people (especially soldiers or police) standing abreast of one another; "the entrance was guarded by ranks of policemen")
       => line -- (a formation of people or things one beside another; "the line of soldiers advanced with their bayonets fixed"; "they were arrayed in line of battle"; "the cast stood in line for the curtain call")

Sense 2
rank -- (relative status; "his salary was determined by his rank and seniority")
       => status, position -- (the relative position or standing of things or especially persons in a society; "he had the status of a minor"; "the novel attained the status of a classic"; "atheists do not enjoy a favorable position in American life")

Sense 3
rank and file, rank -- (the ordinary members of an organization (such as the enlisted soldiers of an army); "the strike was supported by the union rank and file"; "he rose from the ranks to become a colonel")
       => force, personnel -- (group of people willing to obey orders; "a public force is necessary to give security to the rights of citizens")

Sense 4
social station, social status, social rank, rank -- (position in a social hierarchy; "the British are more aware of social status than Americans are")
       => status, position -- (the relative position or standing of things or especially persons in a society; "he had the status of a minor"; "the novel attained the status of a classic"; "atheists do not enjoy a favorable position in American life")

Sense 5
membership, rank -- (the body of members of an organization or group; "they polled their membership"; "they found dissension in their own ranks"; "he joined the ranks of the unemployed")
       => body -- (a group of persons associated by some common tie or occupation and regarded as an entity; "the whole body filed out of the auditorium"; "the student body"; "administrative body")

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

3 senses of rank

Sense 1
rank -- (take or have a position relative to others; "This painting ranks among the best in the Western World")
       => 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
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")

Sense 3
rank, outrank -- (take precedence or surpass others in rank)
       => excel, stand out, surpass -- (distinguish oneself; "She excelled in math")

Antonyms of adj rank

5 senses of rank

Sense 1
rank -- (very fertile; producing profuse growth; "rank earth")

INDIRECT (VIA fertile) -> sterile, unfertile, infertile -- (incapable of reproducing; "an infertile couple")

Sense 2
rank -- (very offensive in smell or taste; "a rank cigar")

INDIRECT (VIA offensive) -> inoffensive -- (giving no offense; "a quiet inoffensive man"; "a refreshing inoffensive stimulant")

Sense 3
crying (prenominal), egregious, flagrant, glaring, gross, rank -- (conspicuously and outrageously bad or reprehensible; "a crying shame"; "an egregious lie"; "flagrant violation of human rights"; "a glaring error"; "gross ineptitude"; "gross injustice"; "rank treachery")

INDIRECT (VIA conspicuous) -> inconspicuous, invisible -- (not prominent or readily noticeable; "he pushed the string through an inconspicuous hole"; "the invisible man")

Sense 4
absolute, downright, out-and-out (prenominal), rank (prenominal), right-down, sheer (prenominal) -- (complete and without restriction or qualification; sometimes used informally as intensifiers; "absolute freedom"; "an absolute dimwit"; "a downright lie"; "out-and-out mayhem"; "an out-and-out lie"; "a rank outsider"; "many right-down vices"; "got the job through sheer persistence"; "sheer stupidity")

INDIRECT (VIA complete) -> incomplete, uncomplete -- (not complete or total; not completed; "an incomplete account of his life"; "political consequences of incomplete military success"; "an incomplete forward pass")

Sense 5
rank -- (growing profusely; "rank jungle vegetation")

INDIRECT (VIA abundant) -> scarce -- (deficient in quantity or number compared with the demand; "fresh vegetables were scarce during the drought")

Similarity of adj rank

5 senses of rank

Sense 1
rank -- (very fertile; producing profuse growth; "rank earth")
       => fertile (vs. sterile) -- (capable of reproducing)

Sense 2
rank -- (very offensive in smell or taste; "a rank cigar")
       => offensive (vs. inoffensive) -- (unpleasant or disgusting especially to the senses; "offensive odors")

Sense 3
crying (prenominal), egregious, flagrant, glaring, gross, rank -- (conspicuously and outrageously bad or reprehensible; "a crying shame"; "an egregious lie"; "flagrant violation of human rights"; "a glaring error"; "gross ineptitude"; "gross injustice"; "rank treachery")
       => conspicuous (vs. inconspicuous) -- (obvious to the eye or mind; "a tower conspicuous at a great distance"; "wore conspicuous neckties"; "made herself conspicuous by her exhibitionistic preening")

Sense 4
absolute, downright, out-and-out (prenominal), rank (prenominal), right-down, sheer (prenominal) -- (complete and without restriction or qualification; sometimes used informally as intensifiers; "absolute freedom"; "an absolute dimwit"; "a downright lie"; "out-and-out mayhem"; "an out-and-out lie"; "a rank outsider"; "many right-down vices"; "got the job through sheer persistence"; "sheer stupidity")
       => complete (vs. incomplete) -- (having every necessary or normal part or component or step; "a complete meal"; "a complete wardrobe"; "a complete set of the Britannica"; "a complete set of china"; "a complete defeat"; "a complete accounting")

Sense 5
rank -- (growing profusely; "rank jungle vegetation")
       => abundant (vs. scarce) -- (present in great quantity; "an abundant supply of water")

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