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outrank

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v outrank take precedence or surpass others in rank
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • v. t Outrank To exceed in rank; hence, to take precedence of.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • outrank To excel in rank or precedence; be superior in rank to.
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Usage

In literature:

Socrates outranks Pyrrho, and I am open to conviction.
"A Pessimist" by Robert Timsol
But that he should thus early have outranked his teacher is significant.
"Christopher and the Clockmakers" by Sara Ware Bassett
The Yellowstone outranks by far any similar volcanic area in the world.
"The Book of the National Parks" by Robert Sterling Yard
The two fleets were merged, and Schley, outranked by Sampson, became a passenger on his flagship Brooklyn.
"The New Nation" by Frederic L. Paxson
The theme of Christ's passion, then, must far outrank every other.
"Epistle Sermons, Vol. II" by Martin Luther
The neighbouring Cathedrals of Seez, Bayeux, and Coutances far outrank St. Pierre de Lisieux in size, beauty, and importance.
"The Cathedrals of Northern France" by Francis Miltoun
I had to remind her that your great, great, great grandfather outranked mine.
"A World Apart" by Samuel Kimball Merwin
In courage and sagacity he outranks all other beasts.
"Our Southern Highlanders" by Horace Kephart
I outrank all the Corporals from here to Christmas of next year.
"Si Klegg, Book 1 (of 6) His Transformation From A Raw Recruit To A Veteran" by John McElroy
None of them outrank me about these trains.
"Si Klegg, Book 5 (of 6) The Deacon's Adventures At Chattanooga In Caring For The Boys" by John McElroy
As an attraction the dog-fight outranked the dinner.
"The Children of the Poor" by Jacob A. Riis
As a composer he far outranks the other three.
"Music-Study in Germany" by Amy Fay
He lacks the power of quick perception and quick movements common to his three friends, but outranks any one of them in strength.
"The Auto Boys' Quest" by James A Braden
Read the legends of the famous hunting-men of England, and you will find discretion always outranking valor.
"Patroclus and Penelope" by Theodore Ayrault Dodge
Beginning an uncouth lad, he became a sea fighter whose temerity outranks all.
"Historic Fredericksburg" by John T. Goolrick
During the reign of these powerful dukes the city became so prosperous that it was outranked only by Ghent and Bruges.
"The Spell of Belgium" by Isabel Anderson
But this broad county, outranked in size only by York and Lincolnshire, has in its south, as in its north, a desolate tableland.
"From Gretna Green to Land's End" by Katharine Lee Bates
One hundred and fifty miles to the northwest is Cleveland, the sixth city in the country and outranking Pittsburgh in population.
"The Personality of American Cities" by Edward Hungerford
The boom of cannon outranked the moo of cattle in his meadows.
"The Wonderful Story of Washington" by Charles M. Stevens
Furnished all the brain power anyway, and skilled labor outranks muscle at any time.
"Dorothy at Skyrie" by Evelyn Raymond
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In news:

South Korea, Cuba, Malaysia, Lithuania, Poland and Israel all outrank the U.S.
Finally, it's time to explore the Kurdish capital of Irbil, which claims to outrank Syria's capital, Damascus, as the oldest continually inhabited city in the world by a few thousand years.
Los Angeles outranks New York, London, Seattle, Chicago, Berlin and most other big cities in an extensive new report on the world's top 20 startup ecosystems compiled by researchers at Startup Genome.
Upgraded tech, science education outrank attraction.
Old Media Magnates Still Outrank Internet Moguls.
Los Angeles outranks New York, London, Seattle, Chicago, Berlin and most other big cities in an extensive new report on the world's top 20 startup ecosystems compiled by researchers at Startup Genome.
The typical battalion has a lieutenant colonel, who outranks everybody, and a command sergeant major.
Women outnumbered, outranked on some of most powerful committees.
Upon further review, a giant sequoia outranks a neighboring tree for No.
Upon further review, a giant sequoia outranks a neighbouring tree for No.
A boutique Internet marketing firm that develops and implements strategies to enhance the online presence of its small and midsize business clients and help them outrank their larger competitors.
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In science:

The total modifiers on a priority 4 target never allow it to outrank a priority 3 target.
Ten Year Review of Queue Scheduling of the Hobby-Eberly Telescope
The synoptic modifiers on a priority 2 synoptic target can allow it to outrank a priority 1 target.
Ten Year Review of Queue Scheduling of the Hobby-Eberly Telescope
The ob ject availability modifier on a priority 2 target can allow it to outrank a priority 1 target.
Ten Year Review of Queue Scheduling of the Hobby-Eberly Telescope
The total modifiers on a priority 1 target can combine constructively to allow it to outrank a priority 0 target.
Ten Year Review of Queue Scheduling of the Hobby-Eberly Telescope
The total modifiers on a priority 3 target can combine constructively to allow it to outrank a priority 1 target.
Ten Year Review of Queue Scheduling of the Hobby-Eberly Telescope
On the contrary, authors from DB, CRYPTO, AT and NLIR show more adherence to the top-ranked venues as proportion of researchers who publish 50 − 70% of papers at top-ranked conferences outranks the other categories.
Analysis of Computer Science Communities Based on DBLP
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