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.
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.
To separate into parts; to sift.
To dispose in a classified or in systematic order; to arrange regularly; as, to range plants and animals in genera and species.
To rove over or through; as, to range the fields.
To sail or pass in a direction parallel to or near; as, to range the coast.
To be native to, or to live in; to frequent.
To rove at large; to wander without restraint or direction; to roam.
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.
To be placed in order; to be ranked; to admit of arrangement or classification; to rank.
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.
To be native to, or live in, a certain district or region; as, the peba ranges from Texas to Paraguay.
A series of things in a line; a row; a rank; as, a range of buildings; a range of mountains.
An aggregate of individuals in one rank or degree; an order; a class.
The step of a ladder; a rung.
A kitchen grate.
An extended cooking apparatus of cast iron, set in brickwork, and affording conveniences for various ways of cooking; also, a kind of cooking stove.
A bolting sieve to sift meal.
A wandering or roving; a going to and fro; an excursion; a ramble; an expedition.
That which may be ranged over; place or room for excursion; especially, a region of country in which cattle or sheep may wander and pasture.
Extent or space taken in by anything excursive; compass or extent of excursion; reach; scope; discursive power; as, the range of one's voice, or authority.
The region within which a plant or animal naturally lives.
The horizontal distance to which a shot or other projectile is carried.
Sometimes, less properly, the trajectory of a shot or projectile.
A place where shooting, as with cannons or rifles, is practiced.
In the public land system of the United States, a row or line of townships lying between two successive meridian lines six miles apart.