Examples of outrank in a Sentence
A general outranks a colonel.
The only topic to outrank the economy this week was the war.
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USA TODAY Sports Penn State outranks the Ohio State Buckeyes, but OSU is favored by 6.5 to 7 points at most sportsbooks in advance of Saturday's Big Ten clash in Columbus.
Here, too, Denver outranks Detroit, at least on the surface.
So the Hawkeyes’ dilemma is to decide if its rivalry outranks an enticing out-of-conference game.
For some editors, certain bad behaviors outranked others: The taller among us derided those who absolutely must recline their seats, while for others, public displays of affection are what put their patience to the test.
Related: Perhaps the clearest way in which Denver outranks Detroit is public transit.
Still, the latter’s season outranks three of those by Hall of Famers, namely Koufax and Carlton; someday, both Kershaw and Schilling will be enshrined as well.
Manafort, Page, and Stone matter because of their roles on the campaign and ties to the president—but Flynn arguably outranked them, both in terms of his administration role, and his value to prosecutors.
Depression alone was the leading cause of disability in every region of the world except sub-Saharan Africa, and outranked the death and disability caused by anemia (a sign of malnutrition), heart disease, cancer, malaria and lung disease.
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