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  • EN [ reɪndʒ]
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English definition


  • 1. an area in which something acts or operates or has power or control: "the range of a supersonic jet";

    • "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"
  • 2. the limits within which something can be effective;

    • "range of motion"
    • "he was beyond the reach of their fire"
  • 3. 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"
  • 4. a series of hills or mountains;

    • "the valley was between two ranges of hills"
    • "the plains lay just beyond the mountain range"
  • 5. 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"
  • 6. the limits of the values a function can take;

    • "the range of this function is the interval from 0 to 1"
  • 7. a variety of different things or activities;

    • "he answered a range of questions"
    • "he was impressed by the range and diversity of the collection"
  • 8. the limit of capability;

    • "within the compass of education"
  • 9. a kitchen appliance used for cooking food;

    • "dinner was already on the stove"


  • 1. 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"
  • 2. 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"
  • 3. have a range; be capable of projecting over a certain distance, as of a gun;

    • "This gun ranges over two miles"
  • 4. range or extend over; occupy a certain area;

    • "The plants straddle the entire state"
  • 5. lay out in a line

  • 6. feed as in a meadow or pasture;

    • "the herd was grazing"
  • 7. let eat;

    • "range the animals in the prairie"
  • 8. assign a rank or rating to;

    • "how would you rank these students?"
    • "The restaurant is rated highly in the food guide"

Example sentences

  • We'll give the enemy beans when they come within range.

  • The country is importing a broad range of skilled personnel.

  • a range of furnishings and accessories for the home

  • The ship came within range of the guns.

  • The range of his erudition is wide.

  • Several cars are available within this price range.

  • He has always been of the opinion that university students ought to have a wider range of knowledge.

  • His interests spanned a wide range of subjects.

  • She has a marvellous voice with an extraordinary range.

  • He covered a wide range of topics with unusual candour.

  • a restricted range of foods

  • a factory producing a range of textiles

  • Our equipment is top of the range.

  • He developed a wide range of sporting interests as a pupil at Millfield.

  • Feeding is not a problem because the birds range over such a large area.

  • Our range of herbal teas contain no preservatives, colourings or artificial flavourings.

  • Officials say they're so far apart on such a wide range of issues there's no telling how long the talks could drag on.

  • Herbs have been used for centuries to endow a whole range of foods with subtle flavours.

  • I teach psychology by way of a range of traditional lectures, practicals and tutorials.

  • Free range and battery eggs, boiled for four minutes, were hard to tell apart.

  • Her vocal range was, to say the least of it, limited, and she had a distressing tendency to sing flat.

  • Marks & Spencer recently hired model Linda Evangelista to launch its new range.

  • Could you give us an idea of the range of complaints you've been receiving?

  • They were fooling around on an Army firing range.

  • He had murdered Perceval at point blank range with a single shot.

  • Their remedy lay within the range of existent technology.

  • The slim booklets describe a range of services and facilities.

  • The island offers a wide range of offshore banking facilities.

Phrase collocation

  • at a range of

    with a specified distance between one person or thing and another

    • a bat can detect a moth at a range of less than 8 feet.

Synonym discrimination

  • hill, mount, mountain, range, peak, volcano

Meaning of range

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