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  Definition of range
  1. a place for shooting (firing or driving) projectiles of various kinds; "the army maintains a missile range in the desert"; "any good golf club will have a range where you can practice"
  2. a kitchen appliance used for cooking food; "dinner was already on the stove"
  3. an area in which something acts or operates or has power or control: "the range of a supersonic jet"; "the ambit of municipal legislation"; "within the compass of this article"; "within the scope of an investigation"; "outside the reach of the law"; "in t
  4. the limit of capability; "within the compass of education"
  5. a variety of different things or activities; "he answered a range of questions"; "he was impressed by the range and diversity of the collection"
  6. the limits within which something can be effective; "range of motion"; "he was beyond the reach of their fire"
  7. a large tract of grassy open land on which livestock can graze; "they used to drive the cattle across the open range every spring"; "he dreamed of a home on the range"
  8. a series of hills or mountains; "the valley was between two ranges of hills"; "the plains lay just beyond the mountain range"
  9. the limits of the values a function can take; "the range of this function is the interval from 0 to 1"
  10. assign a rank or rating to; "how would you rank these students?"; "The restaurant is rated highly in the food guide"
  11. let eat; "range the animals in the prairie"
  12. lay out in a line
  13. feed as in a meadow or pasture; "the herd was grazing"
  14. move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment; "The gypsies roamed the woods"; "roving vagabonds"; "the wandering Jew"; "The cattle roam across the prairie"; "the laborers drift from one town to the next"; "They ro
  15. range or extend over; occupy a certain area; "The plants straddle the entire state"
  16. change or be different within limits; "Estimates for the losses in the earthquake range as high as $2 billion"; "Interest rates run from 5 to 10 percent"; "The instruments ranged from tuba to cymbals"; "My students range from very bright to dull"
  17. have a range; be capable of projecting over a certain distance, as of a gun; "This gun ranges over two miles"
Similar Words: stove, kitchen stove, kitchen range, cooking stove, scope, reach, orbit, compass, ambit, grasp, mountain range, range of mountains, chain, mountain chain, chain of mountains, rate, rank, order, grade, place, array, lay out, set out, crop, browse, graze, pasture, roll, wander, swan, stray, tramp, roam, cast, ramble, rove, drift, vagabond, straddle, run

 

Hyponyms: practice range, rifle range, test range, charcoal burner, cookstove, electric range, gas range, gas stove, gas cooker, potbelly, potbelly stove, Primus stove, Primus, spirit stove, approximate range, ballpark, confines, contrast, internationality, internationalism, latitude, horizon, view, purview, sweep, expanse, gamut, spectrum, palette, pallet, sight, ken, band, earshot, earreach, hearing, eyeshot, rifle shot, home range, home territory, Adirondacks, Adirondack Mountains, Admiralty Range, Alaska Range, Alleghenies, Allegheny Mountains, Alps, the Alps, Andes, Apennines, Appalachians, Appalachian Mountains, Atlas Mountains, Australian Alps, Balkans, Balkan Mountains, Balkan Mountain Range, Berkshires, Berkshire Hills, Black Hills, Blue Ridge Mountains, Blue Ridge, Cantabrian Mountains, Carpathians, Carpathian Mountains, Cascades, Cascade Range, Cascade Mountains, Catskills, Catskill Mountains, Caucasus, Caucasus Mountains, Coast Range, Coast Mountains, Cumberland Mountains, Cumberland Plateau, Dolomite Alps, Great Dividing Range, Eastern Highlands, Great Smoky Mountains, Guadalupe Mountains, Himalayas, Himalaya Mountains, the Himalaya, Hindu Kush, Hindu Kush Mountains, Karakoram, Karakoram Range, Karakorum Range, Mustagh, Mustagh Range, Kunlun, Kunlun Mountains, Kuenlun, Kuenlun Mountains, Mesabi Range, Mount Carmel, Nan Ling, Ozarks, Ozark Mountains, Ozark Plateau, Pyrenees, Rhodope Mountains, Rockies, Rocky Mountains, Sacramento Mountains, San Juan Mountains, Selkirk Mountains, sierra, Sierra Madre Occidental, Sierra Madre Oriental, Sierra Nevada, Sierra Nevada Mountains, High Sierra, St. Elias Range, St. Elias Mountains, Teton Range, Tien Shan, Tyan Shan, Urals, Ural Mountains, superordinate, shortlist, seed, reorder, subordinate, prioritize, prioritise, sequence, downgrade, upgrade, compart, maunder, gallivant, gad, jazz around, spread-eagle, carry

 

Grouped Verbs: crop, browse, graze, pasture, stray, err, drift, wander, run, lead, go, pass, extend

 

Derivational Morphology: compass, straddle, run, reach, extend to, touch, crop, browse, graze, pasture, place, position, mark, grade, score, level, tier, gradation, step, graduation, grader, scaling, grading, order, order of magnitude, ordering, rank, array, pastureland, grazing land, lea, ley, eatage, forage, pasturage, grass, grazing, browsing, vagrant, drifter, floater, vagabond, wandering, roving, vagabondage, drifting, amble, promenade, ramble, saunter, stroll, perambulation, rambler, wanderer, roamer, rover, bird of passage, hiker, tramp, tramper, alley cat, stray, straggler, strayer, scope, orbit, ambit, grasp

 

Anagrams: anger

 

 
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