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range

 
Noun range has 9 senses
  1. scope, range, reach, orbit, compass, ambit - an area in which something acts or operates or has power or control: "the range of a supersonic jet"; "the ambit of municipal legislation"; "within the compass of this article"; "within the scope of an investigation"; "outside the reach of the law"; "in the political orbit of a world power"
    --1 is a kind of extent
    --1 has particulars:
     approximate range, ballpark; confines; contrast; internationality, internationalism; latitude; horizon, view, purview; sweep, expanse; gamut; spectrum; palette, pallet
    Derived forms: verb range4, verb range1
  2. range, reach - the limits within which something can be effective; "range of motion"; "he was beyond the reach of their fire"
    --2 is a kind of limit
    --2 has particulars:
     earshot, earreach, hearing; view, eyeshot; rifle range, rifle shot
    Derived forms: verb range3, verb range1
  3. range - a large tract of grassy open land on which livestock can graze; "they used to drive the cattle across the open range every spring"; "he dreamed of a home on the range"
    --3 is a kind of
    tract, piece of land, piece of ground, parcel of land, parcel
    --3 has particulars: home range, home territory
    Derived forms: verb range7, verb range6
  4. range, mountain range, range of mountains, chain, mountain chain, chain of mountains - a series of hills or mountains; "the valley was between two ranges of hills"; "the plains lay just beyond the mountain range"
    --4 is a kind of geological formation, formation
    --4 has parts: massif; pass, mountain pass, notch
    --4 has particulars:
     Adirondacks, Adirondack Mountains; Admiralty Range; Alaska Range; Alleghenies, Allegheny Mountains; Alps, the Alps; Andes; Apennines; Appalachians, Appalachian Mountains; Atlas Mountains; Australian Alps; Balkans, Balkan Mountains, Balkan Mountain Range; Berkshires, Berkshire Hills; Black Hills; Blue Ridge Mountains, Blue Ridge; Cantabrian Mountains; Carpathians, Carpathian Mountains; Cascades, Cascade Range, Cascade Mountains; Catskills, Catskill Mountains; Caucasus, Caucasus Mountains; Coast Range, Coast Mountains; Cumberland Mountains, Cumberland Plateau; Dolomite Alps; Great Dividing Range, Eastern Highlands; Great Smoky Mountains; Guadalupe Mountains; Himalayas, Himalaya Mountains, the Himalaya; Hindu Kush, Hindu Kush Mountains; Karakoram, Karakoram Range, Karakorum Range, Mustagh, Mustagh Range; Kunlun, Kunlun Mountains, Kuenlun, Kuenlun Mountains; Mesabi Range; Mount Carmel; Nan Ling; Ozarks, Ozark Mountains, Ozark Plateau; Pyrenees; Rhodope Mountains; Rockies, Rocky Mountains; Sacramento Mountains; San Juan Mountains; Selkirk Mountains; sierra; Sierra Madre Occidental; Sierra Madre Oriental; Sierra Nevada, Sierra Nevada Mountains, High Sierra; Sierra Nevada; St. Elias Range, St. Elias Mountains; Teton Range; Tien Shan, Tyan Shan; Urals, Ural Mountains
  5. range - a place for shooting (firing or driving) projectiles of various kinds; "the army maintains a missile range in the desert"; "any good golf club will have a range where you can practice"
    --5 is a kind of
    facility, installation
    --5 has particulars: practice range; rifle range; test range
  6. range - the limits of the values a function can take; "the range of this function is the interval from 0 to 1"
    --6 is a kind of
    limit, limit point, point of accumulation
    Derived form: verb range1
  7. range - a variety of different things or activities; "he answered a range of questions"; "he was impressed by the range and diversity of the collection"
    --7 is a kind of
    assortment, mixture, mixed bag, miscellany, miscellanea, variety, salmagundi, smorgasbord, potpourri, motley
    --7 has particulars: band
    Derived form: verb range1
  8. compass, range, reach, grasp - the limit of capability; "within the compass of education"
    --8 is a kind of capability, capableness, potentiality
    --8 has particulars: sight, ken
    Derived form: verb range3
  9. stove, kitchen stove, range, kitchen range, cooking stove - a kitchen appliance used for cooking food; "dinner was already on the stove"
    --9 is a kind of kitchen appliance
    --9 has parts: grate, grating
    --9 has particulars:
     charcoal burner; cookstove; electric range; gas range, gas stove, gas cooker; potbelly, potbelly stove; Primus stove, Primus; spirit stove
Verb range has 8 senses
  1. range, run - change or be different within limits; "Estimates for the losses in the earthquake range as high as $2 billion"; "Interest rates run from 5 to 10 percent"; "The instruments ranged from tuba to cymbals"; "My students range from very bright to dull"
    --1 is one way to be
    Derived forms: noun range7, noun range6, noun range2, noun range1
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s something
  2. roll, wander, swan, stray, tramp, roam, cast, ramble, rove, range, drift, vagabond - move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment; "The gypsies roamed the woods"; "roving vagabonds"; "the wandering Jew"; "The cattle roam across the prairie"; "the laborers drift from one town to the next"; "They rolled from town to town"
    --2 is one way to travel, go, move, locomote
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s
    Something is ----ing PP
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s PP
  3. range - have a range; be capable of projecting over a certain distance, as of a gun; "This gun ranges over two miles"
    Derived forms: noun range2, noun range8
    Sample sentence:
    Something is ----ing PP
  4. range, straddle - range or extend over; occupy a certain area; "The plants straddle the entire state"
    --4 is one way to constitute, represent, make up, comprise, be
    Derived form: noun range1
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s something
  5. range, array, lay out, set out - lay out in a line
    --5 is one way to arrange, set up
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s something PP
  6. crop, browse, graze, range, pasture - feed as in a meadow or pasture; "the herd was grazing"
    --6 is one way to feed, eat
    Derived form: noun range3
    Sample sentence:
    The animals range
  7. range - let eat; "range the animals in the prairie"
    --7 is one way to
    feed, give
    Derived form: noun range3
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  8. rate, rank, range, order, grade, place - assign a rank or rating to; "how would you rank these students?"; "The restaurant is rated highly in the food guide"
    --8 is one way to judge
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
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