Meaning of “rank” - Learner’s Dictionary


verb [ I, T ] uk 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:

He ranked number one in the world at the start of the competition.
The city's canals now rank among the world's dirtiest.

(Definition of “rank verb” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)