Translation of "rank" - English-Portuguese dictionary


noun uk /ræŋk/ us /ræŋk/

a position in society or in an organization, for example the army

He holds the rank of general.
verb uk /ræŋk/ us /ræŋk/

to have a position in a list that shows things or people in order of importance, or to give someone or something a position on such a list

estar colocado, classificar-se
He ranked number one in the world at the start of the competition.
The city’s canals now rank among the world’s dirtiest.
The river now ranks as one of the world’s dirtiest.

(Translation of “rank” from the Cambridge English–Portuguese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)