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Another word for range

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Noun
  1. The extent of one's perception, understanding, knowledge, or vision

      1. The range of one's perceptions, thoughts, or actions:
      2. The opportunity or possibility to function or be active:
      3. The extent of a given activity or subject that is involved, treated, or relevant:
      1. To stretch out or put forth (a body part); extend:
      2. To touch or grasp by stretching out or extending:
      3. To arrive at; attain:
      1. The extent or range of activity, function, power, or competence; scope.
      2. Range of vision:
      3. Range of understanding or experience.
      1. Perception; understanding:
      2. Range of vision.
      3. View; sight.
      1. The apparent intersection of the earth and sky as seen by an observer.
      2. The limit or edge of the observable universe.
      3. The range of one's knowledge, experience, or interest.
  2. The ability or power to seize or attain

      1. The range of one's perceptions, thoughts, or actions:
      2. The opportunity or possibility to function or be active:
      3. The extent of a given activity or subject that is involved, treated, or relevant:
      1. To stretch out or put forth (a body part); extend:
      2. To touch or grasp by stretching out or extending:
      3. To arrive at; attain:
      1. To take hold of or seize firmly with the hand, the foot, another body part, or an instrument:
      2. To hold with the arms; embrace.
      3. To take hold of intellectually; comprehend.
      1. A device used to determine geographic direction, usually consisting of a magnetic needle or needles horizontally mounted or suspended and free to pivot until aligned with the earth's magnetic field.
      2. Another device, such as a radio compass or a gyrocompass, used for determining geographic direction.
      3. A V-shaped device for describing circles or circular arcs and for taking measurements, consisting of a pair of rigid, end-hinged legs, one of which is equipped with a pen, pencil, or other marker and the other with a sharp point providing a pivot about which the drawing leg is turned.
      1. The ability to receive, hold, or absorb something:
      2. The maximum amount that can be contained:
      3. The power to learn or retain knowledge; mental ability.
    See also:

    ability

  3. An area within which something or someone exists, acts, or has influence or power

      1. To move back and forth suspended or as if suspended from above.
      2. To hit at something with a sweeping motion of the arm:
      3. To move laterally or in a curve:
      1. To clean or clear, as of dirt, with a broom or brush:
      2. To clear away with a broom or brush:
      3. To clear (a path or space) with a broom or brush.
      1. A three-dimensional surface, all points of which are equidistant from a fixed point.
      2. A spherical object or figure.
      3. A celestial body, such as a planet or star.
      1. The range of one's perceptions, thoughts, or actions:
      2. The opportunity or possibility to function or be active:
      3. The extent of a given activity or subject that is involved, treated, or relevant:
      1. A community or territory over which a sovereign rules; a kingdom.
      2. An area or sphere, as of knowledge or activity:
      1. To stretch out or put forth (a body part); extend:
      2. To touch or grasp by stretching out or extending:
      3. To arrive at; attain:
      1. The extent or range of activity, function, power, or competence; scope.
      2. Range of vision:
      3. Range of understanding or experience.
      1. The path of a celestial body or an artificial satellite as it revolves around another body due to their mutual gravitational attraction.
      2. One complete revolution of such a body.
      3. The path of a body in a field of force surrounding another body; for example, the movement of an atomic electron in relation to a nucleus.
      1. The range, magnitude, or distance over which a thing extends:
      2. The degree to which a thing extends:
      3. An extensive space or area:
      1. The act of extending or the condition of being extended:
      2. The amount, degree, or range to which something extends or can extend:
      3. The act of straightening or extending a limb.
      1. A device used to determine geographic direction, usually consisting of a magnetic needle or needles horizontally mounted or suspended and free to pivot until aligned with the earth's magnetic field.
      2. Another device, such as a radio compass or a gyrocompass, used for determining geographic direction.
      3. A V-shaped device for describing circles or circular arcs and for taking measurements, consisting of a pair of rigid, end-hinged legs, one of which is equipped with a pen, pencil, or other marker and the other with a sharp point providing a pivot about which the drawing leg is turned.
      1. Sphere or scope, as of influence.
      2. An external boundary; a circuit.
    See also:

    territory

  4. Approximate size or amount

      1. A district or area with distinctive characteristics:
      2. The people who live near one another or in a particular district or area:
      3. The surrounding area; vicinity:
      1. The state of being near in space or relationship; proximity:
      2. A nearby, surrounding, or adjoining region; a neighborhood.
      3. An approximate degree or amount:
    See also:

    near

Verb
  1. To put into a deliberate order

      1. To put into a system; arrange according to a plan or scheme:
      1. A group of persons or things of the same general character; a kind.
      2. Character or nature:
      3. One that exemplifies the characteristics of or serves a similar function to another:
      1. To put in order; arrange in an orderly way:
      2. To cause to have an orderly, functional, or coherent structure:
      3. To cause (oneself) to act or live in an orderly or planned way:
      1. A condition of logical or comprehensible arrangement among the separate elements of a group.
      2. A condition of methodical or prescribed arrangement among component parts such that proper functioning or appearance is achieved:
      3. Condition or state in general:
      1. A military officer of the highest rank in some countries.
      2. A field marshal.
      3. An officer of the courts of the United States who performs various duties such as protecting judges, transporting prisoners, and apprehending fugitives.
      1. To put into a willing or receptive frame of mind; incline:
      2. To place or set in a particular order; arrange:
      3. To determine the course of events:
      1. To position (troops) in readiness for combat, as along a front or line.
      2. To bring (forces or material) into action.
      3. To base (a weapons system) in the field.
      1. To set out for display or use; place in an orderly arrangement:
      2. To dress, especially in fine clothes; adorn.
      3. An orderly, often imposing arrangement:
      1. To put into a specific order or relation; dispose:
      2. To plan or prepare for:
      3. To bring about or come to an agreement concerning; settle:
    See also:

    order

  2. To place in or form a line or lines

      1. A geometric figure formed by a point moving along a fixed direction and the reverse direction.
      2. A thin continuous mark, as that made by a pen, pencil, or brush applied to a surface.
      3. A similar mark cut or scratched into a surface.
      1. To arrange in a line or so as to be parallel:
      2. To adjust (parts of a mechanism, for example) to produce a proper relationship or orientation:
      3. To ally (oneself, for example) with one side of an argument or cause:
    See also:

    order

  3. To assign to a class or classes

      1. A quantity measured with respect to another measured quantity:
      2. A measure of a part with respect to a whole; a proportion:
      3. The cost per unit of a commodity or service:
      1. A relative position in a society.
      2. An official position or grade:
      3. A relative position or degree of value in a graded group.
      1. An area with definite or indefinite boundaries; a portion of space.
      2. Room or space, especially adequate space:
      3. The particular portion of space occupied by or allocated to a person or thing.
      1. A small compartment or recess, as in a desk, for holding papers; a cubbyhole.
      2. A specific, often oversimplified category.
      3. The small hole or holes in a pigeon loft for nesting.
      1. An assemblage of persons or objects gathered or located together; an aggregation:
      2. A set of two or more figures that make up a unit or design, as in sculpture.
      3. A number of individuals or things considered or classed together because of similarities:
      1. A stage or degree in a process.
      2. A position in a scale of size, quality, or intensity:
      3. An accepted level or standard.
      1. To divide and dispense in portions.
      2. To supply (goods) to retailers.
      3. To deliver or pass out:
      1. To arrange or organize according to class or category.
      2. To designate (a document, for example) as confidential, secret, or top secret.
      1. A set, collection, group, or configuration containing members regarded as having certain attributes or traits in common; a kind or category.
      2. A grade of mail:
      3. A quality of accommodation on public transport:
      1. To put into a category or categories; classify.
  4. To change or fluctuate within limits

      1. To undergo or show change:
      2. To deviate from a standard or expectation:
      3. To have a range of different qualities or amounts:
      1. To move swiftly on foot so that both or all feet are not on the ground during each stride.
      2. To retreat rapidly; flee:
      3. To depart; leave:
      1. To move or travel; proceed:
      2. To move away from a place; depart:
      3. To pursue a certain course:
      1. To cause (something) to be longer, wider, or cover more area:
      2. To enlarge the scope or effect of:
      3. To cause (something) to last longer:
    See also:

    change

  5. To move about at random, especially over a wide area

      1. To move about without a definite destination or purpose.
      2. To go by an indirect route or at no set pace; amble:
      3. To proceed in an irregular course; meander:
      1. To walk or tramp about; gad:
      2. To walk or tramp over or about:
      3. A tiring walk.
      1. To move away from a group, deviate from a course, or escape from established limits:
      2. To move without a destination or purpose; wander:
      3. To be directed without apparent purpose; look in an idle or casual manner:
      1. To wander about, especially over a wide area; roam.
      2. To be directed without apparent purpose; look in an idle or casual manner:
      3. To roam or wander around, over, or through:
      1. To move about without purpose or plan; wander.
      2. To turn the attention from one subject to another with little clarity or coherence of thought:
      3. To move or pass over the body:
      1. To move about aimlessly:
      2. To walk casually or leisurely:
      3. To follow an irregularly winding course of motion or growth:
      1. To journey or travel from place to place, especially on foot.
      2. To travel through or over; traverse.
      1. To follow a winding and turning course:
      2. To move aimlessly and idly without fixed direction:
      3. To speak or write in sustained fashion on a number of loosely connected topics.
      1. To roam about in search of pleasure or amusement.
      2. To play around amorously; flirt.
      1. To move about restlessly or with little purpose, especially in search of pleasure or amusement.
      1. To be carried along by currents of air or water:
      2. To proceed or move unhurriedly or aimlessly:
      3. To live or behave without a clear purpose or goal:
    See also:

    move

Another word for range

Noun
  1. Distance

    See also:

    expanse

  2. Extent

      1. Movement or change from one member of a continuous series to the next:
      2. A continuous series; a sequence:
      3. A series of numbers or quantities in which there is always the same relation between each quantity and the one succeeding it.
      1. A series of gradual, successive stages or degrees:
      2. One of these stages or degrees:
      3. A gradual or barely perceptible change from one tone or shade, as of color, to another.
      1. To set out for display or use; place in an orderly arrangement:
      2. To dress, especially in fine clothes; adorn.
      3. An orderly, often imposing arrangement:
      1. The act of assorting; separation into classes.
      2. A collection of various kinds; a variety.
      1. The quality or condition of being various or varied; diversity:
      2. A number or collection of varied things, especially of a particular group; an assortment:
      3. Something that is distinguished from others of the same kind by a specific characteristic or set of characteristics:
      1. A number of objects or events arranged or coming one after the other in succession.
      2. A set of stamps, coins, or currency issued in a particular period.
      3. A group of objects related by linearly varying successive differences in form or configuration:
      1. A formal or official recording of items, names, or actions.
      2. A book for such entries.
      3. An entry in such a record.
      1. The entire range over which some measurable property of a physical system or phenomenon can vary, such as the frequency of sound, the wavelength of electromagnetic radiation, or the mass of specific kinds of particles.
      2. A graphic or photographic representation of such a measurable range; a spectrogram.
      3. A range of radio frequencies assigned by a regulatory agency for use by a given group or organization.
      1. To clean or clear, as of dirt, with a broom or brush:
      2. To clear away with a broom or brush:
      3. To clear (a path or space) with a broom or brush.
      1. A wide and open extent, as of surface, land, or sky.
      2. Expansion.
      3. The distance or amount of expansion.
      1. A three-dimensional surface, all points of which are equidistant from a fixed point.
      2. A spherical object or figure.
      3. A celestial body, such as a planet or star.
      1. A community or territory over which a sovereign rules; a kingdom.
      2. An area or sphere, as of knowledge or activity:
      1. The extent or range of activity, function, power, or competence; scope.
      2. Range of vision:
      3. Range of understanding or experience.
      1. A roughly bounded part of the space on a surface; a region:
      2. A surface, especially an open, unoccupied piece of ground:
      3. A distinct part or section, as of a building, set aside for a specific function:
      1. A continuous extent, succession, or whole, no part of which can be distinguished from neighboring parts except by arbitrary division.
      2. A set having the same number of points as all the real numbers in an interval.
      3. The set of all real numbers.
      1. One of the many small hard dermal or epidermal structures that characteristically form the external covering of fishes and reptiles and certain mammals, such as pangolins.
      2. A similar part in other animals, such as one of the thin flat overlapping structures that cover the wings of butterflies and moths.
      3. A small, thin, often flattened plant structure, such as one of the modified leaves that cover a tree bud or one of the structures that contain the reproductive organs on the cones of a conifer.
      1. A complete range or extent:
      2. The entire series of recognized notes.
      1. To stretch out or put forth (a body part); extend:
      2. To touch or grasp by stretching out or extending:
      3. To arrive at; attain:
      1. A device used to determine geographic direction, usually consisting of a magnetic needle or needles horizontally mounted or suspended and free to pivot until aligned with the earth's magnetic field.
      2. Another device, such as a radio compass or a gyrocompass, used for determining geographic direction.
      3. A V-shaped device for describing circles or circular arcs and for taking measurements, consisting of a pair of rigid, end-hinged legs, one of which is equipped with a pen, pencil, or other marker and the other with a sharp point providing a pivot about which the drawing leg is turned.
      1. The range of one's perceptions, thoughts, or actions:
      2. The opportunity or possibility to function or be active:
      3. The extent of a given activity or subject that is involved, treated, or relevant:
    See also:

    extent

  3. A series of mountains

      1. A connected, flexible series of links, typically of metal, used especially for holding objects together, for restraining, or for transmitting mechanical power.
      2. Such a set of links, often of precious metal and with pendants attached, worn as an ornament or symbol of office.
      3. Such a set of links measuring ten yards and attached to a pole at each end, moved up and down the field to indicate necessary yardage for gaining a first down.
      1. A mountainous region of central and northern Scotland. Famous for its rugged beauty, the area maintained a distinctive culture, based on the Scottish Gaelic language and the clan system, until well into the 1800s.
    See also:

    mountain

  4. Land open to grazing

    See also:

    country

Verb
  1. To vary

  2. To traverse wide areas

      1. To wander about, especially over a wide area; roam.
      2. To be directed without apparent purpose; look in an idle or casual manner:
      3. To roam or wander around, over, or through:
      1. To move about without purpose or plan; wander.
      2. To turn the attention from one subject to another with little clarity or coherence of thought:
      3. To move or pass over the body:
      1. To travel or pass across, over, or through:
      2. To move to and fro over; cross and recross:
      3. To go up, down, or across (a slope) diagonally, as in skiing.
      1. To make a preliminary examination of (an area or a group, for example), usually by moving around and observing, in order to gather information, especially for military purposes:
      2. To make a reconnaissance or preliminary examination.
      3. An act of reconnoitering.
      1. To move around in, go through, or look through in an effort to find something:
      2. To make a careful examination or investigation of; probe:
      3. To examine (a person or property) for the purpose of discovering evidence of a crime.
      1. To clean, polish, or wash by scrubbing vigorously:
      2. To remove by scrubbing:
      3. To remove dirt or grease from (cloth or fibers) by means of a detergent.
      1. To investigate systematically; examine:
      2. To search into or travel in for the purpose of discovery:
      3. To examine (a body cavity or interior part) for diagnostic purposes, especially by surgery.
      1. To move about aimlessly:
      2. To walk casually or leisurely:
      3. To follow an irregularly winding course of motion or growth:
      1. To move about without a definite destination or purpose.
      2. To go by an indirect route or at no set pace; amble:
      3. To proceed in an irregular course; meander:
      1. To go for a leisurely walk:
      2. To travel from place to place seeking work or gain.
      3. To walk along or through at a leisurely pace:
      1. To sail or travel about, as for pleasure or reconnaissance.
      2. To go or move along, especially in an unhurried or unconcerned fashion:
      3. To travel at a constant speed or at a speed providing maximum operating efficiency for a sustained period.
      1. To move away from a group, deviate from a course, or escape from established limits:
      2. To move without a destination or purpose; wander:
      3. To be directed without apparent purpose; look in an idle or casual manner:
      1. To place something upon or over, so as to protect or conceal:
      2. To overlay or spread with something:
      3. To put a cover or covering on:
      1. To bypass (something); to skip (something).
      2. To make a transit of; to pass through or across (something).
      3. To fly over (something).
      1. To stretch out or put forth (a body part); extend:
      2. To touch or grasp by stretching out or extending:
      3. To arrive at; attain:
      1. To form a circle or ring around; encircle.
      2. To enclose; envelop:
      3. To have as part of something larger; include:
  3. To place in order

    See also:

    order

Idioms:

Synonym Study

  • Gamut refers to the full range of shades, tones, etc. between the limits of something the full gamut of emotions
  • Compass suggests completeness within limits regarded as a circumference he did all within the compass of his power
  • Scope refers to the extent of action, inquiry, etc. and suggests considerable room and freedom of range, but within prescribed limits does it fall within the scope of this investigation?
  • Reach refers to the furthest limit of effectiveness, influence, etc. beyond the reach of my understanding
  • Range refers to the full extent over which something operates or is perceivable, effective, etc. and may suggest variation within those limits the range of one's influence, a wide range of interests