Textual thesaurus for "rank"

(adj) absolute, out-and-out, sheer, right-down, downright

complete and without restriction or qualification; sometimes used informally as intensifiers

absolute freedom; an absolute dimwit; a downright lie; out-and-out mayhem; an out-and-out lie; a rank outsider; many right-down vices; got the job through sheer persistence; sheer stupidity

(adj) flagrant, egregious, crying, glaring, gross

conspicuously and outrageously bad or reprehensible

a crying shame; an egregious lie; flagrant violation of human rights; a glaring error; gross ineptitude; gross injustice; rank treachery

(noun) rank and file

the ordinary members of an organization (such as the enlisted soldiers of an army)

the strike was supported by the union rank and file; he rose from the ranks to become a colonel

(noun) membership

the body of members of an organization or group

they polled their membership; they found dissension in their own ranks; he joined the ranks of the unemployed

(noun) social rank, social station, social status

position in a social hierarchy

the British are more aware of social status than Americans are

(verb) place, range, rate, grade, order

assign a rank or rating to

how would you rank these students?; The restaurant is rated highly in the food guide

(verb) outrank

take precedence or surpass others in rank