Definition Of range


(of a person or animal) travel or wander over a wide area.

patrols ranged thousands of miles deep into enemy territory

a course of masonry extending from end to end at one height.

a large area of open land for grazing or hunting.

Ranchers have to be careful not to put too many cattle on these ranges because overgrazing can lead to erosion.

a line or series of mountains or hills.

the coastal ranges of the northwest

a set of different things of the same general type.

the area offers a wide range of activities for the tourist

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Example Of range

  • range of vision

  • A curvy center corridor links the public rooms that range along Apollon Deck.

  • A glance at a thrush distribution map reveals that summer range extends as far north as the birch scrub zone on the Kola peninsular.

  • age range

  • any rabbit that came in range was shot

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