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ranges

noun
plural of range

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(Entry 1 of 2)

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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6 an appliance that prepares food for consumption by heating it
  • the high-end appliances include a professional-quality gas range

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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

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ranges

verb
present tense third-person singular of range

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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

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3 to occur within a continuous range of variation
  • the color of Florida grapefruit can range anywhere from pale pink to ruby red

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4 to put into a particular arrangement
  • chairs were ranged round the perimeter of the room

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“Ranges.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/ranges. Accessed 23 Sep. 2021.

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