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ranks

verb
present tense third-person singular of rank

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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 to take or have a certain position within a group arranged in vertical classes
  • my favorite pitcher ranks first in the league for number of consecutive outs

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ranks

noun
plural of rank

Synonyms of ranks (Entry 2 of 2)

one of the units into which a whole is divided on the basis of a common characteristic
  • this book will someday join the ranks of the world's great novels

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“Ranks.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/ranks. Accessed 20 Sep. 2021.

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