Definition of Rand

1. Noun. The basic unit of money in South Africa; equal to 100 cents.

Terms within: Cent
Generic synonyms: South African Monetary Unit

2. Noun. United States writer (born in Russia) noted for her polemical novels and political conservativism (1905-1982).
Exact synonyms: Ayn Rand
Generic synonyms: Author, Writer

3. Noun. A rocky region in the southern Transvaal in northeastern South Africa; contains rich gold deposits and coal and manganese.
Exact synonyms: Reef, Witwatersrand
Generic synonyms: Part, Region
Group relationships: Transvaal

Definition of Rand

1. n. A border; edge; margin.

2. v. i. To rant; to storm.

3. n. Rim; egde; border.

Definition of Rand

1. Initialism. (legal) Reasonable and nondiscriminatory; a standard used with respect to licensing. ¹

2. Proper noun. (South Africa) The Witwatersrand, a gold-mining geographic area also known as the Reef in the province of Gauteng, South Africa, of which the principal city is Johannesburg. ¹

3. Proper noun. (surname) ¹

4. Noun. (context: obsolete except in dialects) the border of an area of land, especially marsh-land ¹

5. Noun. (context: obsolete except in dialects) a strip of meat ¹

6. Noun. a strip of leather used to fit the heels of a shoe ¹

7. Noun. (context: basket-making) a single rod woven in and out of the stakes ¹

8. Noun. a rocky slope, especially the area over a river valley; specifically, the Rand ¹

9. Noun. The currency of South Africa, divided into 100 cents. ¹

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Definition of Rand

1. a strip of leather at the heel of a shoe [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Rand

Ramsey theory
Ramstedt operation
Rana cascadae
Rana clamitans
Rana goliath
Rana palustris
Rana pipiens
Rana sylvatica
Rana tarahumarae
Rand formula
Randall's plaques
Randall Jarrell
Randall stone forceps
Raney Nickel
Raney alloy
Raney catalyst

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