Translation of "rank" - English-Spanish 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

clasificar(se), figurar
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-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun /rӕŋk/

(in the army, navy etc) a person’s position of importance

rango, graduación
He was promoted to the rank of sergeant/colonel.

a line or row (especially of soldiers or taxis)

fila, hilera
There’s a taxi rank just outside the station.
The officer ordered the front rank to fire.

a social class

the lower social ranks.
the rank and file noun

ordinary people.

la plebe, la gente común

ordinary soldiers, not officers.

soldados rasos

(Translation of “rank” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)