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Webster 1828 Edition


Ranking

RANK'ING

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ppr.
Placing in ranks or lines; arranging; disposing in orders or classes; having a certain rank or grade.

Definition 2022


ranking

ranking

See also: ránking

English

Adjective

ranking (comparative more ranking, superlative most ranking)

  1. (in combination) Having a specified rank.
  2. Superior.
    As the ranking officer, Sergeant Taylor took charge of the investigation.
    • 2002, Stephen Tanner, Afghanistan: A Military History from Alexander the Great to the War against the Taliban, page 176
      Eldred Pottinger was now the ranking political officer and had negotiated — at the insistence of the army's officers—an unmolested passage to Jalalabad.

Translations

Noun

ranking (plural rankings)

  1. One’s relative placement in a list.

Descendants

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Verb

ranking

  1. present participle of rank

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Spanish

Etymology

From English.

Noun

ranking m (plural rankings)

  1. ranking