- (n.) Trouble; vexation; also, physical pain or smart of a sore, etc.
- (n.) A strong passion or emotion of displeasure or antagonism, excited by a real or supposed injury or insult to one's self or others, or by the intent to do such injury.
- (v. t.) To make painful; to cause to smart; to inflame.
- (v. t.) To excite to anger; to enrage; to provoke.
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Definition of: RANGE
- (n.) To set in a row, or in rows; to place in a regular line or lines, or in ranks; to dispose in the proper order; to rank; as, to range soldiers in line.
- (n.) To place (as a single individual) among others in a line, row, or order, as in the ranks of an army; -- usually, reflexively and figuratively, (in the sense) to espouse a cause, to join a party, etc.
- (n.) To separate into parts; to sift.
- (n.) To dispose in a classified or in systematic order; to arrange regularly; as, to range plants and animals in genera and species.
- (n.) To rove over or through; as, to range the fields.
- (n.) To sail or pass in a direction parallel to or near; as, to range the coast.
- (n.) To be native to, or to live in; to frequent.
- (v.) A series of things in a line; a row; a rank; as, a range of buildings; a range of mountains.
- (v.) An aggregate of individuals in one rank or degree; an order; a class.
- (v.) The step of a ladder; a rung.
- (v.) A kitchen grate.
- (v.) An extended cooking apparatus of cast iron, set in brickwork, and affording conveniences for various ways of cooking; also, a kind of cooking stove.
- (v.) A bolting sieve to sift meal.
- (v.) A wandering or roving; a going to and fro; an excursion; a ramble; an expedition.
- (v.) That which may be ranged over; place or room for excursion; especially, a region of country in which cattle or sheep may wander and pasture.
- (v.) Extent or space taken in by anything excursive; compass or extent of excursion; reach; scope; discursive power; as, the range of one's voice, or authority.
- (v.) The region within which a plant or animal naturally lives.
- (v.) The horizontal distance to which a shot or other projectile is carried.
- (v.) Sometimes, less properly, the trajectory of a shot or projectile.
- (v.) A place where shooting, as with cannons or rifles, is practiced.
- (v.) In the public land system of the United States, a row or line of townships lying between two successive meridian lines six miles apart.
- (v.) See Range of cable, below.
- (v. i.) To rove at large; to wander without restraint or direction; to roam.
- (v. i.) To have range; to change or differ within limits; to be capable of projecting, or to admit of being projected, especially as to horizontal distance; as, the temperature ranged through seventy degrees Fahrenheit; the gun ranges three miles; the shot ranged four miles.
- (v. i.) To be placed in order; to be ranked; to admit of arrangement or classification; to rank.
- (v. i.) To have a certain direction; to correspond in direction; to be or keep in a corresponding line; to trend or run; -- often followed by with; as, the front of a house ranges with the street; to range along the coast.
- (v. i.) To be native to, or live in, a certain district or region; as, the peba ranges from Texas to Paraguay.
- (n.) Alt. of Arenga
- (v. & n.) See Groan.