Meaning : An area in which something acts or operates or has power or control:.
The range of a supersonic jet.
A piano has a greater range than the human voice.
The ambit of municipal legislation.
Within the compass of this article.
Within the scope of an investigation.
Outside the reach of the law.
In the political orbit of a world power.
Meaning : The limits within which something can be effective.
Range of motion.
He was beyond the reach of their fire.
Synonyms : reach
Meaning : A large tract of grassy open land on which livestock can graze.
They used to drive the cattle across the open range every spring.
He dreamed of a home on the range.
Meaning : A place for shooting (firing or driving) projectiles of various kinds.
The army maintains a missile range in the desert.
Any good golf club will have a range where you can practice.
Meaning : A variety of different things or activities.
He answered a range of questions.
He was impressed by the range and diversity of the collection.
Meaning : Change or be different within limits.
Estimates for the losses in the earthquake range as high as $2 billion.
Interest rates run from 5 to 10 percent.
The instruments ranged from tuba to cymbals.
My students range from very bright to dull.
Synonyms : run
Meaning : Move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment.
The gypsies roamed the woods.
The wandering Jew.
The cattle roam across the prairie.
The laborers drift from one town to the next.
They rolled from town to town.
Meaning : Have a range. Be capable of projecting over a certain distance, as of a gun.
This gun ranges over two miles.
Meaning : Range or extend over. Occupy a certain area.
The plants straddle the entire state.
Synonyms : straddle
Meaning : Let eat.
Range the animals in the prairie.