Ranking
Rank Rank, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Ranked} (r[a^][ng]kt); p. pr. & vb. n. {Ranking}.] 1. To place abreast, or in a line. [1913 Webster]

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. [1913 Webster]

Ranking all things under general and special heads. --I. Watts. [1913 Webster]

Poets were ranked in the class of philosophers. --Broome. [1913 Webster]

Heresy is ranked with idolatry and witchcraft. --Dr. H. More. [1913 Webster]

3. To take rank of; to outrank. [U.S.] [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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