Definition of range. Meaning of range. Synonyms of range
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Definition of range
Range Range, v. i.
1. To rove at large; to wander without restraint or
direction; to roam.
Like a ranging spaniel that barks at every bird he
2. To have range; to change or differ within limits; to be
capable of projecting, or to admit of being projected,
especially as to horizontal distance; as, the temperature
ranged through seventy degrees Fahrenheit; the gun ranges
three miles; the shot ranged four miles.
3. To be placed in order; to be ranked; to admit of
arrangement or classification; to rank.
And range with humble livers in content. --Shak.
4. To have a certain direction; to correspond in direction;
to be or keep in a corresponding line; to trend or run; --
often followed by with; as, the front of a house ranges
with the street; to range along the coast.
Which way the forests range. --Dryden.
5. (Biol.) To be native to, or live in, a certain district or
region; as, the peba ranges from Texas to Paraguay.
Syn: To rove; roam; ramble; wander; stroll.
RangeRange Range, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Ranged; p. pr. & vb. n.
Ranging.] [OE. rengen, OF. rengier, F. ranger, OF. renc
row, rank, F. rang; of German origin. See Rane, n.]
1. To set in a row, or in rows; to place in a regular line or
lines, or in ranks; to dispose in the proper order; to
rank; as, to range soldiers in line.
Maccabeus ranged his army by hands. --2 Macc. xii.
2. To place (as a single individual) among others in a line,
row, or order, as in the ranks of an army; -- usually,
reflexively and figuratively, (in the sense) to espouse a
cause, to join a party, etc.
It would be absurd in me to range myself on the side
of the Duke of Bedford and the corresponding
3. To separate into parts; to sift. [Obs.] --Holland.
4. To dispose in a classified or in systematic order; to
arrange regularly; as, to range plants and animals in
genera and species.
5. To rove over or through; as, to range the fields.
Teach him to range the ditch, and force the brake.
6. To sail or pass in a direction parallel to or near; as, to
range the coast.
Note: Compare the last two senses (5 and 6) with the French
ranger une c[^o]te.
7. (Biol.) To be native to, or to live in; to frequent.
Meaning of range from wikipedia
to: mathematics, science, and technology
(mathematics), a set containing
the output values produced
- a mountain range
belt is a geographic
area containing numerous geologically related mountain
s. mountain ranges sometimes
- in biology, the range
of a species
is the geographical
area within which
can be found. within
- a shooting range
or firing range
is a specialized facility designed
practice. called variously
a range master
or 'rso –
- vocal range
is the measure
of the breadth
that a human voice
of vocal range
lights. image:nantucketrangelites. jpg , range lights
in nantucket, massachusetts
is left of the
- white sands missile range
(wsmr) is a rocket range
3200 , sqmi , km2 in parts
of five counties
- these routes typically follow mountain ranges
or coastlines, sometimes
rivers, and may take advantage
- the maximal total range
is the distance
can fly between takeoff
, as limited
by fuel capacity
in powered aircraft
- in mathematics
, the range
of a function refers
or the image
of the function, depending