- 1A position in a hierarchy or scale: his world number-one rankingMore example sentences
- The surveys from other websites at various times may not have the same rankings.
- Why else would he point to the Macleans rankings which I posted on a few days ago?
- Victory at the Deutsche Bank championship lifts Singh to number one in the world rankings.
- 1.1 [mass noun] The action or process of giving a specified rank to someone or something: the ranking of studentsMore example sentences
- In any ranking of political systems over the last hundred years or so Australia would have to be very close to the top.
- The process of valuation and ranking obviously assumes the work, and implications, of a canon.
- That community may desire competitive ranking of scholarship rather than benchmarking of quality.
adjective[in combination] Back to top
- 1Having a specified rank in a hierarchy: high-ranking army officersMore example sentences
- Millions of visitors are expected to travel to China for the Olympics, including high ranking U. S. officials.
- There is also sporadic news of high ranking al-Qaeda officials travelling in Iran, seeming to be causally connected to terror attacks in Iraq.
- Clark remains the highest ranking official to appear in a Canadian gay pride parade.
- 1.1 [attributive] North American Having a high rank: I’m the ranking officer hereMore example sentences
- He burst into the room with a frantic look on his face, and found the nearest high ranking officer.
- Mr. King and the others climbed out of the car and addressed the highest ranking officer.
- The lower ranking officer retaliates by slapping the foot solider next to him.
More definitions of rankingDefinition of ranking in:
- The US English dictionary