Translation of "rank" - English-German dictionary


noun /rӕŋk/

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

der Rang
He was promoted to the rank of sergeant/colonel.

a line or row (especially of soldiers or taxis)

die Reihe
There’s a taxi rank just outside the station.
The officer ordered the front rank to fire.

a social class

die Klasse
the lower social ranks.
the rank and file

ordinary people.

die breite Masse

ordinary soldiers, not officers.

der Mannschaftsstand

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