rank someone

rank out

slang To criticize, demean, or complain about someone or something in a petty or naggingly critical manner. The boss ranks out anyone who disagrees with her in front of the entire office. My parents ranked me out a bit for what had happened, but I was expecting it to be much worse.
See also: out, rank

rank someone

verb
See also: rank, someone
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I don't think you can rank someone until their career is over.
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If you have to rank someone on a 1-5 scale, and you give them a 3 for attending class on time, what does that mean?"