ranger

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From the verb range +‎ -er.

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Noun[edit]

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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French[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From English.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ranger m (plural rangers)

  1. a ranger, one who looks after a region

Etymology 2[edit]

From rang.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

ranger

  1. to order, to arrange
  2. to put away, to put aside, to stack away
  3. to yield, to submit
Conjugation[edit]
  • 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.

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Portuguese[edit]

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Verb[edit]

ranger (first-person singular present indicative ranjo, past participle rangido)

  1. (intransitive) to creak (to make a prolonged sharp squeaking sound)
    • 2012 (originally 2011), George R. R. Martin, Alexandre Martins (translator), Ruas Estranhas (originally Down these strange streets), Casa da Palavra, page 212:
      A maldita porta rangeu quando a abri.
      The damn door creaked when I opened it.
  2. (transitive) to grind (one’s teeth)
    • 2012, Mary Bath-Balogh, Margareth J. Fehrenbach,, Anatomia, Histologia e Embriologia dos Dentes e Estruturas Orofaciais, Elsevier, page 358:
      Em pacientes que apresentam o hábito de apertamento dental ou de ranger os dentes (bruxismo), []
      In patients who exhibit the habit dental squeezing or of grinding their teeth (bruxism), []

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