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Synonyms of range in English:


  • 1 it was beyond his range of vision the age range of all patients was 39–97
    span, scope, compass, radius, scale, gamut, reach, sweep, extent, area, field, orbit, ambit, province, realm, domain, horizon, latitude;
    limits, bounds, confines, parameters
  • 2 a range of mountains
    row, chain;
    line, file, rank, string, series
  • 3 the toucan eats a very wide range of fruits a new range of quality foods
    assortment, variety, diversity, mixture, collection, array, set, selection, choice, pick;
    kind, sort, type, class, rank, order, genus, species
  • 4 Bertha put the dish into the range to cook
    stove, cooking stove, kitchen stove
  • 5 cows grazed on open range
    literarylea, mead, greensward, sward
    Scottish & Northern English shieling, bent;
    Irish & Canadian bawn;
    Australian/New Zealand run;
    South African veld;
    in Switzerlandalp;
    in Francebocage;
    in S. Americapotrero
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  • 1 annual charges range from 0.5% to 1%
    vary, fluctuate, differ;
    extend, stretch, reach, cover, go, run, pass
  • 2 on the long stalls are ranged all sorts of fresh farm products
    line up, align, draw up, put/set in order, order, place, position, arrange, dispose, set out, array, rank
  • 3 herdsmen ranged over the steppes
  • 4 the pupils were ranged according to ability
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    range, wander, roam, rove, stray
    See wander

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