range

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range

noun

Definition of RANGE

1
open land over which livestock may roam and feed <knew exactly how many head of cattle were turned out on the range that morning to graze>
Synonyms lea (or ley), pasturage, pasture
Related Words ranch, station; feedlot, stockyard, yard; grassland, pampas, prairie, savanna (also savannah), steppe
2
an area over which activity, capacity, or influence extends <didn't know she had such a wide range of knowledge until I talked to her>
3
the distance or extent between possible extremes <an actor who can go through the full range of emotion, from joy to sorrow, in mere minutes>
4
a relaxed journey on foot for exercise or pleasure <they were stopped by security personnel while taking an innocent range through the palace grounds>
5
a series of persons or things arranged one behind another <from the air, the mountain range stretched as far as we could see in both directions>
6
an appliance that prepares food for consumption by heating it <the high-end appliances include a professional-quality gas range>
Synonyms cookstove, range
7
the place where a plant or animal is usually or naturally found <the American robin's winter range has steadily extended farther and farther north>

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