1. a row or line of people (especially soldiers or police) standing abreast of one another;
2. relative status;
3. the ordinary members of an organization (such as the enlisted soldiers of an army);
4. position in a social hierarchy;
5. the body of members of an organization or group;
1. take or have a position relative to others;
2. assign a rank or rating to;
3. take precedence or surpass others in rank
1. very fertile; producing profuse growth;
2. very offensive in smell or taste;
3. conspicuously and outrageously bad or reprehensible;
4. complete and without restriction or qualification; sometimes used informally as intensifiers;
5. growing profusely;
He was demoted to the rank of ordinary soldier.
The payment offered to the rank and file is extremely poor.
She was lifted from a captain to the rank of major.
He is a physicist of the first rank.
He was reduced in rank.
The mate is one rank below the captain.
He was advanced to the rank of captain.
A man's dignity depends not upon his wealth or rank but upon his character.
The captain was promoted to the rank of major.
A major precedes a captain in rank.
She had contracted an alliance with a wealthy man of rank.
He was promoted to the rank of captain.
She was not used to mixing with people of high social rank.
Dense smoke swirled and billowed, its rank fumes choking her.
Substantial numbers of rank and file members ignored their union's advice.
Joanna has finally made it to the first rank of celebrity after 25 years as an actress.
The rank outsiders, Cameroon, beat the defending champions, Argentina, by one goal to nil.
Never imagine that rank confers genuine authority.
There was widespread support for him among the rank and file.
Five years older than the majority of officers of his same rank, he was determined to make up for lost time.
The solid rank of police officers lining the courtroom opened to let them pass.
She refused to promote Colin above the low rank of "legal adviser".
He must be treated as a hostage of high rank, not as a common prisoner.
Each rank of the peerage was represented.
I have not achieved my goal in becoming chief constable, a rank I know I could have worthily held.
He wore shoulderstrap rank slides with sergeant's chevrons.
The man led the way to the taxi rank.
The Captain pulled rank and made his sergeant row the entire way.
break rank (或 ranks)
(of soldiers or police officers) fail to remain in line
(of soldiers or police officers) come closer together in a line
(of soldiers or police officers) remain in line
rise through (或 from) the ranks
(of a private or a non-commissioned officer) receive a commission
To use one's superior rank to gain an advantage.
rank somebody out
He really ranks me out. What a pest!
He will rank you out for what happened.
rank and file
The rank and file will vote on it tomorrow.
class, degree, grade, rank
row, queue, line, rank, file
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