Dictionary Results for range


1. range - noun

· an area in which something acts or operates or has power or control: "the range of a supersonic jet"; "a piano has a greater range than the human voice"; "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"

Synonym(s): scope, reach, orbit, compass, ambit

Hypernym(s): extent




2. range - noun

· the limits within which something can be effective; "range of motion"; "he was beyond the reach of their fire"

Synonym(s): reach

Hypernym(s): limit




3. range - noun

· 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"

Hypernym(s): tract, piece_of_land, piece_of_ground, parcel_of_land, parcel




4. range - noun

· a series of hills or mountains; "the valley was between two ranges of hills"; "the plains lay just beyond the mountain range"

Synonym(s): mountain_range, range_of_mountains, chain, mountain_chain, chain_of_mountains

Hypernym(s): geological_formation, formation




5. range - noun

· 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"

Hypernym(s): facility, installation




6. range - noun

· a variety of different things or activities; "he answered a range of questions"; "he was impressed by the range and diversity of the collection"

Hypernym(s): assortment, mixture, mixed_bag, miscellany, miscellanea, variety, salmagundi, smorgasbord, potpourri, motley




7. range - noun

· (mathematics) the set of values of the dependent variable for which a function is defined; "the image of f(x) = x^2 is the set of all non-negative real numbers if the domain of the function is the set of all real numbers"

Synonym(s): image, range_of_a_function

Hypernym(s): set




8. range - noun

· the limit of capability; "within the compass of education"

Synonym(s): compass, reach, grasp

Hypernym(s): capability, capableness, potentiality




9. range - noun

· a kitchen appliance used for cooking food; "dinner was already on the stove"

Synonym(s): stove, kitchen_stove, kitchen_range, cooking_stove

Hypernym(s): kitchen_appliance




10. range - verb

· 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"

Synonym(s): run

Hypernym(s): be




11. range - verb

· 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"

Synonym(s): roll, wander, swan, stray, tramp, roam, cast, ramble, rove, drift, vagabond

Hypernym(s): travel, go, move, locomote




12. range - verb

· have a range; be capable of projecting over a certain distance, as of a gun; "This gun ranges over two miles"




13. range - verb

· range or extend over; occupy a certain area; "The plants straddle the entire state"

Synonym(s): straddle

Hypernym(s): constitute, represent, make_up, comprise, be




14. range - verb

· lay out orderly or logically in a line or as if in a line; "lay out the clothes"; "lay out the arguments"

Synonym(s): array, lay_out, set_out

Hypernym(s): arrange, set_up




15. range - verb

· feed as in a meadow or pasture; "the herd was grazing"

Synonym(s): crop, browse, graze, pasture

Hypernym(s): feed, eat




16. range - verb

· let eat; "range the animals in the prairie"

Hypernym(s): feed, give




17. range - verb

· assign a rank or rating to; "how would you rank these students?"; "The restaurant is rated highly in the food guide"

Synonym(s): rate, rank, order, grade, place

Hypernym(s): evaluate, pass_judgment, judge





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