a whole set of related thingsThe two men discussed a range of issues.
a store selling a wide variety of goods
It offers the widest selection of antiques.
an assortment of cheeses
We've just sacked one lot of builders.
A collection of people of all ages assembled to pay their respects.
I went through the whole gamut of emotions.
the limits within which something can lieThe average age range is between 35 and 55.
Luckily, the phone was in easy reach.
They measured the distance between the island and the shore.
the whole sweep of German social and political history
extent, , , ,
an estate about seven or eight acres in extent
medicines which fall outside the ambit of the price-fixing agreement
The trees on the mountain within my range of vision had all been felled.
the scope of a novel
Although large in area, the flat did not have many rooms.
They are both experts in their field.
Opera remained largely the province of the aristocracy.
Cora dazzled all who came within her orbit.
This sort of information should be in the public domain.
compass, , ,
Within the compass of a book of this size, such a comprehensive survey is not practicable.
The operatic amplitude of her voice suits the occasion.
That, however, was beyond the purview of the court; it was a diplomatic matter.
the sphere of international politics
a chain of mountainsthe massive mountain ranges to the north
a row of pretty little cottages
a series of explosions
Children clutching empty bowls form a line.
A file of soldiers, marched past.
Ranks of police in riot gear stood nervously by.
a horrific chain of events
The landscape is broken only by a string of villages.
the sequence of events that led to the murder
an auditorium with tiers of seats around and above it
an extensive tract of open land on which livestock can grazeThe job requires workers to attend herds on the range.
to vary between one point and anotheroffering merchandise ranging from the everyday to the esoteric
women whose moods vary according to their menstrual cycle
the trail which ran through the beech woods
The territory extends over one fifth of Canada's land mass.
There's a mountain road that goes from Blairstown to Millbrook Village.
interests that stretched from chemicals to sugar
Body temperatures can fluctuate when you are ill.
to establish or be situated in a line or seriesMore than 1,500 police are ranged against them.
He started to arrange the books in piles.
order, , ,
Entries in the book are ordered alphabetically.
A number of cups and saucers were arrayed on a side table.
He was preparing to dispose his effects about the room.
A tripod would be useful to align and steady the camera.
to roam (over)They range widely in search of carrion.
They were encouraged not to let their cattle roam freely.
He wandered aimlessly around the garden.
rove, , ,
roving about the town in the dead of night
We strolled back, put the kettle on and settled down.
freedom to ramble across the moors
I traversed the narrow pedestrian bridge.
go walkabout (Australian)
The pots are all ranged in neat rows.
The fact sheets are grouped into seven sections.
I would class my garden as being medium in size.
Papers are filed alphabetically.
Universities were ranked according to marks scored in seven areas.
The college does not grade the children's work.
The Royal Greenwich Observatory was founded to observe and catalogue the stars.
Rocks can be classified according to their mode of origin.
Austrian wines are often bracketed with those of northern Germany.
I don't want to be pigeonholed as a kids' presenter.
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in the sense of aim
to point (a weapon or missile) or direct (a blow or remark) at a particular person or objectHe was aiming the rifle at me.
in the sense of align
to place (two objects) in a particular position in relation to each otherA tripod would be useful to align and steady the camera.
Video: pronunciation of 'range'
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