Definition of ranking
: having a high position: such asa : of the highest rank the ranking officerb : being next to the chairman in seniority ranking committee member
Examples of ranking in a Sentence
Who is the ranking officer here?
the country's ranking law school
Recent Examples of ranking from the Web
The plan, developed based on the Rumsfeld commission's report, was put together by the ranking Republican and Democrat on HASC's strategic forces subcommittee, Rep. Mike Rogers (R-Ala.) and Rep. Jim Cooper (D-Tenn.).
One is a ranking officer; the other has the approximate rank of a lieutenant.
At a Senate intelligence committee hearing Wednesday, Sen. Mark Warner of Virginia, the panel's ranking Democrat, said Russia is becoming more brazen.
Below are the schools with the worst average ACT scores, with the worst ranking listed first.
Joann Harris, Chief Compliance Officer, is the highest ranking woman.
Commander Hollant was the highest ranking officer on the scene and should have taken command of the scene.
California Sen. Dianne Feinstein, the panel's ranking Democrat, has called for an investigation into any possible obstruction by the President.
Scalise, the House majority whip and the third-highest ranking Republican in the lower chamber, is among those who were shot.
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Definition of ranking for English Language Learners
: having a high position or the highest position in a group or organization
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