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Definitions of range:

part of speech: verb intransitive

To be placed in order: to lie in a particular direction: to rove at large: to sail or pass near.

part of speech: noun

A line or row; a chain; as, a range of mountains; line of direction; as, the big tree in range with my window; entire space or time covered; as, the whole range of history; a great tract of land over which cattle graze; the entire region in which an animal or plant lives; as, the geographical range of certain birds; scope or extent; as, a range of ideas; carrying power, or reach; as, the range of a voice; distance to which a shot, etc., can be sent; place for shooting at a mark; a large cooking stove.

part of speech: verb transitive

To set or arrange in a row; to take sides with; as, to range oneself with a political party; place in proper order; classify; rove over; as, cattle range the plains.

part of speech: verb transitive

To rank or set in a row: to place in proper order: to rove or pass over: to sail in a direction parallel to.

part of speech: noun

A row or rank: a class or order. a wandering: room for passing to and fro: space occupied by anything moving: capacity of mind: extent of acquirements: the horizontal distance to which a shot is carried: the long cooking- stove of a kitchen: ( B.) a chimney- rack.

part of speech: verb

To set or place in a row or line; to dispose in proper order; to pass over, or from one point to another; to rove at large; to lie in a particular direction; to travel about without restraint or direction; to separate the flower from the bran, as to range through a sieve.

part of speech: verb

A kitchen grate.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To wander; roam; to go over or through a place in order to explore it; to lie in the same direction; to go; as, the bullet ranged wide of the mark; to be placed in order; as, they range in height from four to six feet.

part of speech: noun

A rank; a row; a class or order; things in a line; compass or extent of excursion, or space or room for it; compass taken in; an extended kitchen apparatus for cooking; a piece of wood fixed to the inside of a ship to belay the ropes; the distance to which a shot can be projected or thrown from a gun; the line a shot describes to the point where it lodges; a bolting- sieve to sift meal.

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paired

To pair off, to separate from a company in pairs; in Parliament, applied to two members of opposite political opinions when they agree to absent themselves from divisions of the House for a specified time in order to neutralise each other's votes; the term is similarly applied to electors, & c., of opposite views who agree mutually to refrain from voting. ...

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