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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