from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Of the highest rank; preeminent.
- n. A listing of items in a group, such as schools or sports teams, according to a system of rating or a record of performance.
- n. A position in such a list.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. having a specified rank
- adj. superior
- n. One’s relative placement in a list.
- v. Present participle of rank.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of one who ranks.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. having a higher rank
- n. position on a scale in relation to others in a sport
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Shadows of Ecstasy was among the top three and The Greater Trumps among the bottom four, but the difference in ranking is so subtle I am not sure I myself can always detect it.
I think here his ranking is also due to what was accomplished domestically on his watch, which was impressive, whether or not it really happened because of him.
+ importance of links in ranking is declining -- New sources of data and new features that Yahoo! has built and developed have made our ranking algorithm better.
The 37th place ranking is often cited in today's overhaul debate, even though, in some ways, the U.S. actually ranked a lot higher.
Assuming the ranking from the link is still valid.
If your ranking is low and – Heaven forbid – someone with the same name (and a less stellar reputation) is ranked above you, you can adjust your ranking by blogging or twittering for yourself and others.
"We feel as the No. 1 other teams are going to come after us, but no matter what our ranking is we were the Pac-10 champions last year so they'll still come after us," Oregon linebacker Casey Matthews said.
"As far as the world ranking is concerned, yes, I'm not ranked No 1 in the world," Woods said.
E.g., if the correct ranking is A B C D E, and you know A B C D, but aren't sure about E, you can score 0, 1, 2, 3, or 5 depending on where you put E.
The movie made $27.5 million, again ranking No. 1 at the box office in its opening weekend.