To be of a higher rank than.

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  • Outrank — Out*rank , v. t. To exceed in rank; hence, to take precedence of. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • outrank — index outweigh, predominate (outnumber), surpass, transcend Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • outrank — ► VERB 1) have a higher rank than. 2) be better or more important than …   English terms dictionary

  • outrank — ☆ outrank [out′raŋk′ ] vt. to exceed in rank …   English World dictionary

  • outrank — UK [ˌaʊtˈræŋk] / US [aʊtˈræŋk] verb [transitive] Word forms outrank : present tense I/you/we/they outrank he/she/it outranks present participle outranking past tense outranked past participle outranked to have a higher status than someone or… …   English dictionary

  • outrank — transitive verb Date: 1842 1. to rank higher than 2. to exceed in importance …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • outrank — /owt rangk /, v.t. to have a higher rank than: A major outranks a captain in the army. [1835 45, Amer.; OUT + RANK1] * * * …   Universalium

  • outrank — Synonyms and related words: antecede, come before, come first, front, go ahead of, go before, go in advance, have priority, head, head the table, head up, kick off, lead, lead off, play first fiddle, precede, rank, rank first, rank out, rate,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • outrank — (Roget s IV) v. Syn. rank above, excel, rival; see exceed …   English dictionary for students

  • outrank — out|rank [autˈræŋk] v [T] 1.) to have a higher rank than someone else in the same group 2.) to be more important than something else …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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