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synonyms for ranks

  • class
  • division
  • family
  • grade
  • hierarchy
  • level
  • position
  • reputation
  • slot
  • stature
  • status
  • ancestry
  • authority
  • birth
  • blood
  • cachet
  • capacity
  • caste
  • circumstance
  • classification
  • condition
  • consequence
  • degree
  • dignity
  • distinction
  • echelon
  • estate
  • esteem
  • footing
  • nobility
  • note
  • order
  • paramountcy
  • parentage
  • pedigree
  • place
  • primacy
  • privilege
  • quality
  • seniority
  • situation
  • sort
  • sovereignty
  • sphere
  • state
  • station
  • stock
  • stratum
  • supremacy
  • type
  • pecking order
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antonyms for ranks

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  • insignificance
  • lowliness
  • unimportance
  • confuse
  • displace
  • forget
  • disturb
  • move
  • leave
  • depart
  • lose
  • scatter
  • mess up
  • mix up
  • disorder
  • unsettle
  • disorganize
  • disarrange
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How to use ranks in a sentence

General Houston had attacked them with three hundred of our people, but had not been able to break their ranks.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
Dan inserted the primer, pulled the lanyard and sent the contents of the gun into the ranks of the enemy.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
Oh that their ranks could be kept filled and that a mould so unique was being used to its fullest in forming new regulars.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
These, too, are found in all ranks; I think the Military service exhibits some of the worst specimens.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
The pipes are of various shapes and sizes and are arranged in ranks or rows upon the wind-chest.
THE RECENT REVOLUTION IN ORGAN BUILDINGGEORGE LAING MILLER
These Orchestras are chiefly selected from the ranks of the people, of whom the artisan is the chief contributor.
VIOLINS AND VIOLIN MAKERSJOSEPH PEARCE
This organ comprised no less than ninety-five ranks of Mixture, including two stops of twenty-one and twenty ranks, respectively.
THE RECENT REVOLUTION IN ORGAN BUILDINGGEORGE LAING MILLER
Hence the introduction of the Mixture stops (also called compound stops), which were compounded of several ranks of pipes.
THE RECENT REVOLUTION IN ORGAN BUILDINGGEORGE LAING MILLER
There were eunuchs too, black frock-coated—and the chief eunuch, an important personage who ranks very high.
FIFTY YEARS OF RAILWAY LIFE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELANDJOSEPH TATLOW
Virginia usually ranks annually among the first ten states in the value of its fisheries.
HALLOWED HERITAGE: THE LIFE OF VIRGINIADOROTHY M. TORPEY
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO RANKS

  • common run
  • common soldiery
  • common sort
  • forces
  • grass roots
  • majority
  • plebeians
  • proletariat
  • ranks
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