rank with (someone or something)(redirected from rank ourselves with)
rank with (someone or something)
1. To be considered equal or comparable to someone or something else in value, ability, significance, importance, etc. Even after so many years, the company still ranks with the most profitable businesses in the world. I really think she ranks with the likes of Tina Turner and Aretha Franklin—her voice is just that good.
2. To consider someone or something to be equal or comparable to someone or something else in value, ability, significance, importance, etc. In this usage, a noun or pronoun is used between "rank" and "with." Many people rank the exquisite building with the greatest pieces of architecture in the world. I still rank Tom with the best writers out there today, even if his last book was a little underwhelming.
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rank someone with someone
to judge someone to be equal with someone. Would you rank Tom with Donna? Fred ranked himself with Tom when it came to diving.
rank with someone or something
to be equal to someone or something. Do you think Sarah ranks with Albert? No one ranks with Albert. The food at that restaurant ranks with that of the best places in New York.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.