outrank

verb
out·​rank | \ ˌau̇t-ˈraŋk How to pronounce outrank (audio) \
outranked; outranking; outranks

Definition of outrank

transitive verb

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

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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First Known Use of outrank

1829, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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Last Updated

25 May 2022

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“Outrank.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/outrank. Accessed 30 Jun. 2022.

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