ranger

EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From the verb range +‎ -er.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ranger (plural rangers)

  1. One who ranges; a rover.
    1. A roving robber; one who seeks plunder.
  2. A keeper, guardian, or soldier who ranges over a region (generally of wilderness) to protect the area or enforce the law.
  3. (obsolete) That which separates or arranges; a sieve.
    • Holland
      The tamis ranger.
  4. A dog that beats the ground in search of game.
  5. (role-playing games) A character skilled in the use of ranged weapons.

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PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From English

NounEdit

ranger m (plural rangers)

  1. a ranger, one who looks after a region

Etymology 2Edit

From rang

VerbEdit

ranger

  1. to order, to arrange
  2. to put away, to put aside, to stack away
  3. to yield, to submit
ConjugationEdit
  • This is a regular -er verb, but the stem is written range- before endings that begin with -a- or -o- (to indicate that the -g- is a “soft” /ʒ/ and not a “hard” /ɡ/). This spelling-change occurs in all verbs in -ger, such as neiger and manger.
Last modified on 9 April 2014, at 14:17