Definition of Outrank

1. Verb. Take precedence or surpass others in rank.

Exact synonyms: Rank
Generic synonyms: Excel, Stand Out, Surpass



Definition of Outrank

1. v. t. To exceed in rank; hence, to take precedence of.

Definition of Outrank

1. Verb. (transitive) To be of a higher rank than. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Outrank

1. to rank higher than [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Outrank

outrageousty
outrages
outraging
outraise
outraised
outraises
outraising
outran
outrance
outrances
outrang
outrange
outranged
outranges
outranging
outrank (current term)
outranked
outranking
outranks
outrate
outrated
outrates
outrating
outrave
outraved
outraves
outraving
outray
outrayed
outraying

Literary usage of Outrank

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1. The New Student's Reference Work for Teachers, Students and Families by Chandler Belden Beach, Frank Morton McMurry (1917)
"MULLER larizer, but only in Sanskrit did he outrank the specialists. He died at Oxford, England, on Oct. 28, 1900. Müller, Johan'nes, a distinguished German ..."

2. Foster's Pirate Bridge: The Latest Development of Auction Bridge, with the by Robert Frederick Foster (1917)
"A larger number of tricks in any suit will outrank a smaller number in anything; so that four clubs is better than three no-trumps. 21. ..."

3. An American Girl Abroad by Adeline Trafton (1872)
"These are the "military knights" forlorn, founded by Edward before you were born, that outrank the soldiers, tried and sworn, that guard the crown from the ..."

4. A Treatise on Attachment and Garnishment by Rufus Waples (1885)
"erty, of such character as to outrank the mortgage. ... This he has the right to do; and an attachment lien created under such circumstances will outrank a ..."

5. Journal of the Proceedings of the Annual Convention of the Protestant by Protestant Episcopal Church in the USA, Albany Diocese (1868)
"If the number of communicants is taken as the standard of comparison, Ogdensburgh, with one thousand two hundred and eight, will now outrank Florida, ..."

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