Synonyms of 'rank and file'
▷ See rank
1 general publicDictionary, body, majority
There was widespread support for him among the rank and file.
2 lower ranksDictionary, men, troops
the rank and file of the Red Army
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The great body of people moved slowly forward.
The majority of our customers come from out of town.
Thesaurus for rank and file from the Collins English Thesaurus
The rank and file are the ordinary members of an organization or the ordinary workers in a company, as opposed to its leaders or managers .