outrank

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verb out·rank \-ˈraŋk\

Definition of outrank

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to rank higher than

  3. 2 :  to exceed in importance

Examples of outrank in a sentence

  1. A general outranks a colonel.

  2. The only topic to outrank the economy this week was the war.

1842

First Known Use of outrank

1842


OUTRANK Defined for English Language Learners

outrank

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verb out·rank \-ˈraŋk\

Definition of outrank for English Language Learners

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

  • : to be more important than (someone or something)


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