rank [-s] n

see range, v.

  1. Row; orderly assemblage of troops; line of soldiers standing side by side.
  2. Crowd; group; large number.
  3. Position; place; station; proper location in a hierarchy.
  4. Order; classification; degree; grade.
  5. Importance; distinction; status; prestige; dignity; royalty; nobility; high position in the social hierarchy; [fig.] privilege; entitlement; rights resulting from an exalted social station.
  6. [Fig.] odor; aroma; smell; perfume; strong fragrance.