1. [syn: graded, ranked, stratified]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Rank \Rank\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Ranked (r[a^][ng]kt); p. pr.
& vb. n. Ranking.]
1. To place abreast, or in a line.
2. To range in a particular class, order, or division; to
class; also, to dispose methodically; to place in suitable
classes or order; to classify.
Ranking all things under general and special heads.
Poets were ranked in the class of philosophers.
Heresy is ranked with idolatry and witchcraft. --Dr.
3. To take rank of; to outrank. [U.S.]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
adj 1: arranged in a sequence of grades or ranks; "stratified
areas of the distribution" [syn: graded, ranked,
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
38 Moby Thesaurus words for "ranked":
aligned, arranged, arrayed, assorted, cataloged, categorized,
classified, composed, constituted, disposed, filed, fixed, graded,
grouped, harmonized, hierarchic, indexed, marshaled, methodized,
normalized, on file, ordered, orderly, organized, pigeonholed,
placed, pyramidal, ranged, rated, regularized, regulated,
routinized, sorted, standardized, stratified, synchronized,