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range

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of range

  1. 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. 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> Synonyms ambit, amplitude, breadth, compass, confines, dimension(s), extent, reach, realm, scope, sweep, width Related Words gamut, spectrum, spread; bailiwick, circle, demesne, department, discipline, domain, element, fief, fiefdom, field, province, region, specialty, sphere, terrain; frontier; horizon, panorama

  3. 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> Synonyms diapason, gamut, scale, spectrum, spread, stretch Related Words measure, pitch, scale; ambit, amplitude, compass, dimension(s), extent, reach, realm, scope, sweep, width

  4. 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> Synonyms amble, constitutional, perambulation, ramble, walk, saunter, stroll, turn, wanderRelated Words parade, paseo, promenade; expedition, hike, march, peregrination, traipse, tramp, travel, traversal, traverse, trek, trip, walkabout; excursion, jaunt, junket, outing, sally, sashay, spin, tour; pilgrimage, progress, safari

  5. 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> Synonyms column, cue, file, queue, line, string, trainRelated Words echelon, rank, row, tier; chain, progression, sequence, succession; array

  6. 6 an appliance that prepares food for consumption by heating it <the high-end appliances include a professional-quality gas range> Synonyms cookstove, cookerRelated Words broiler, fryer (also frier), microwave, microwave oven, oven, roaster, rotisserie, stove, toaster, toaster oven

  7. 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> Synonyms habitat, niche, home, territoryRelated Words element, environment, environs, haunt, locality, milieu, neighborhood, setting, surroundings




range

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of range

  1. 1 to arrange or assign according to type <the campers were ranged in patrols, each patrol consisting of girls in a certain age group> Synonyms assort, break down, categorize, class, codify, compartment, compartmentalize, digest, distinguish, distribute, grade, group, peg, place, classify, rank, relegate, separate, sort, typeRelated Words array, dispose, draw up, marshal (also marshall), order, organize, systematize; alphabetize, catalog (or catalogue), file, index, list, refer; pigeonhole, shelve; identify, recognize; cull, screen, set, sieve, sift, winnow; clump, cluster, colligate; recategorize, reclassify, regroup; subcategorizeNear Antonyms confuse, disarrange, jumble, lump, mix (up), scramble; misclassify, missort, mistype

  2. 2 to move about from place to place aimlessly <she let her dog off the leash and whistled for him every now and then to make sure he didn't range out of hearing> Synonyms bat, cruise, drift, float, gad (about), gallivant (also galavant), kick around, knock (about), maunder, meander, mooch, ramble, wander, roam, rove, traipseRelated Words amble, saunter, stroll; dawdle, mope; gypsy, hobo, tramp, vagabond; mill (about or around); straggle, stray

  3. 3 to occur within a continuous range of variation <the color of Florida grapefruit can range anywhere from pale pink to ruby red> Synonyms go, run, varyRelated Words alternate, fluctuate, move, shift; change, mutate; extend, reach, stretch, sweep

  4. 4 to put into a particular arrangement <chairs were ranged round the perimeter of the room> Synonyms arrange, array, classify, codify, dispose, draw up, lay out, marshal (also marshall), organize, order, systematizeRelated Words groom, make up, spruce (up), straighten (up), tidy (up); unscramble; align (also aline), cue, line, line up, queue; alphabetize, file, hierarchize, prioritize, sequence; emplace, place, set; display, map (out), set outAntonyms derange, disarrange, disarray, disorder, mess (up), muss (up), rumple, upset




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