outrank


out·rank

transitive verb \-ˈraŋk\

: to have a higher rank or position than (someone)

: to be more important than (someone or something)

Full Definition of OUTRANK

1
:  to rank higher than
2
:  to exceed in importance

Examples of OUTRANK

  1. A general outranks a colonel.
  2. The only topic to outrank the economy this week was the war.

First Known Use of OUTRANK

1842

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