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The reason I didn't take the baseball route is because they don't have rankings for baseball players.
Jim Courier

Meaning of "rankings" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF RANKINGS

rankings  [ˈræŋkɪŋz] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF RANKINGS

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Rankings is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES RANKINGS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Standings

Standings or rankings are listings which compare sports teams or individuals, institutions, nations, companies, or other entities by ranking them in order of ability or achievement. A table or chart may be employed to display such listings. A league table may list several related statistics, but they are generally sorted by the primary one that determines the rankings. Many industries and institutions may compete in league tables in order to help bring in new customers and clients. Those tables ranking sports teams are generally used to help determine who may advance to the playoffs or another tournament, who gets promoted or relegated, or who gets a higher draft pick.

Definition of rankings in the English dictionary

The definition of rankings in the dictionary is the official list of the best players in a particular sport.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH RANKINGS


earnings
ˈɜːnɪŋz
feelings
ˈfiːlɪŋZ
findings
ˈfaɪndɪŋz
fittings
ˈfɪtɪŋz
furnishings
ˈfɜːnɪʃɪŋz
Kings
kɪŋz
leggings
ˈlɛɡɪŋz
makings
ˈmeɪkɪŋz
pickings
ˈpɪkɪŋz
proceedings
prəˈsiːdɪŋz
ratings
ˈreɪtɪŋz
savings
ˈseɪvɪŋz
Springs
sprɪŋz
strings
strɪŋz
takings
ˈteɪkɪŋz
thankings
ˈθæŋkɪŋz
things
θɪŋz
wings
ˈwɪŋz
workings
ˈwɜːkɪŋz
Writings
ˈraɪtɪŋz

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE RANKINGS

rank
rank and file
rank and filer
rank-and-file
ranker
Rankin
Rankine cycle
Rankine scale
ranking
rankish
rankism
rankist
rankle
rankless
rankly
rankness
ranks
rankshift
rankshifted

WORDS THAT END LIKE RANKINGS

bearings
beginnings
Cummings
divine right of kings
dynamic markings
elastic stockings
evenings
filings
fishnet stockings
Hastings
king of kings
lane markings
last knockings
mesh stockings
micromesh stockings
mornings
philosopher kings
support stockings
to be seeing things
with all the trimmings

Synonyms and antonyms of rankings in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «RANKINGS»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «rankings» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of rankings

Translation of «rankings» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF RANKINGS

Find out the translation of rankings to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of rankings from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «rankings» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

排名
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

ranking
570 millions of speakers

English

rankings
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

रैंकिंग
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الترتيب
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

рейтинги
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

lista de melhores jogadores organizada por determinada instituição
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

স্থান
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

classement
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Kedudukan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Platzierungen
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

順位
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

순위표
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Rangking
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

bảng xếp hạng
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

தரவரிசையில்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

क्रमवारीत
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

sıralamaları
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

ranking
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

rankingi
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

рейтинги
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Topul
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ταξινομήσεις
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

ranglys
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

ranking
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

rangeringer
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of rankings

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «RANKINGS»

The term «rankings» is very widely used and occupies the 8.291 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «RANKINGS» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about rankings

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7 QUOTES WITH «RANKINGS»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word rankings.
1
Jim Courier
If they had rankings in baseball, maybe I would have been able to do the math and figure out my chances of being a professional baseball player versus a tennis player. But that was the decision-maker for me, I just thought I was better in tennis.
2
Jim Courier
The reason I didn't take the baseball route is because they don't have rankings for baseball players.
3
Novak Djokovic
I'm trying not to pay too much attention to the rankings because calculations can distract you.
4
Bob Holden
Missouri remains a low tax, efficiently run state, according to all prominent national rankings.
5
Saina Nehwal
Rankings are not so important. I am only focused on winning tournaments.
6
Jeremy Stoppelman
When Yelp first took off, our rankings on Google would fluctuate wildly.
7
Jan Timman
The more games I will play, the faster I will be back on a top spot in the world rankings.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «RANKINGS»

Discover the use of rankings in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to rankings and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
University Rankings: Theoretical Basis, Methodology and ...
While university ranking surveys are widely used in policy and academic discussions, this is the first book to explore the theoretical and methodological issues of ranking itself.
Jung Cheol Shin, Robert Kevin Toutkoushian, Ulrich Teichler, 2011
2
Governing Universities Globally: Organizations, Regulation ...
Global governance analysts, global business and management postgraduates, as well as regulation theorists and practitioners will also find this book to be of great interest.
Roger King, 2009
3
Google's PageRank and Beyond: The Science of Search Engine ...
What creates these powerful rankings? And how? The first book ever about the science of web page rankings, Google's PageRank and Beyond supplies the answers to these and other questions and more.
Amy N. Langville, Carl D. Meyer, 2011
4
The illustrated book of world rankings
Provides statistics on 190 nations of the world, covering such topics as population, family, race, religion, economics, agriculture, trade, and communications.
George Thomas Kurian, 2001
5
Rankings and the Reshaping of Higher Education: The Battle ...
This book is the first comprehensive study of rankings from a global perspective, making an important contribution to our understanding of the rankings phenomenon.
Ellen Hazelkorn, 2011
6
Finding the Best Business School for You: Looking Past the ...
A practical and strategic guide to assessing MBA programs, reading between the lines of the popular rankings, and choosing the program that will best suit your educatoinal and career goals.
Everette E. Dennis, Sharon P. Smith, 2006
7
Gale State Rankings Reporter
When you and your patrons need to conduct serious. analytical research on America's 50 states and Washington, D.C., turn to this new guide. You'll find over 5,200 state rankings within more than 3,000 tables.
Gary Alampi, 1994
8
Global University Rankings: Challenges for European Higher ...
Erkki Berndtson On academic rankings In his book Academic Tribes and Territories, Tony Becher describes how one of the continuing features of academic life is that almost everything is graded in more or less subtle ways. Scholars are ready ...
Tero Erkkilä, 2013
9
Rankings and Accountability in Higher Education: Uses and ...
In this environment, the arrival of higher education rankings is not surprising. They may be perceived as an independent assessment ofindividual institutions, meeting wider policy goals for greater transparency and accountability, and ...
Priscilla Toka Mmantsetsa Marope, Peter J. Wells, Ellen Hazelkorn, 2013
10
Website visibility: the theory and practice of improving ...
Website Visibility marries academic research results to the world of the information practitioner and contains a focused look at the elements which contribute to website visibility, providing support for the application of each element with ...
Melius Weideman, 2009

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «RANKINGS»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term rankings is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Tiger Woods Out Of Top 100 In World Rankings
For the first time since 1996, Tiger Woods is not one of the Top 100 players in the official World Golf Rankings. The 14-time major winner now sits at No. 104. «Golf.com, Mar 15»
2
New Health Rankings Score Counties On Income Inequality
Today, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation released its annual County Health Rankings — but this time it added a little something extra. For the first time in ... «Forbes, Mar 15»
3
England below Costa Rica and Romania in Fifa world rankings
England have fallen two places to 17th in March's Fifa world rankings - below Romania and Costa Rica. Wales have also fallen, by three spots to 37th, while ... «BBC Sport, Mar 15»
4
Britain climbs up world university rankings
British universities have gained power in a top reputation ranking table, with Oxford and Cambridge muscling past big US names to make it to the top spots just ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Mar 15»
5
Tech reliability issues highlighted in JD Power's auto rankings
Lexus, Toyota's luxury name plate, topped J.D. Power's annual rankings of vehicle dependability for the fourth consecutive year. The Japanese automaker's ... «CBS News, Feb 15»
6
Buick-yes Buick!-cracks top auto rankings
Buick, already in the midst of a renaissance, has cracked the rankings of leading auto brands in the annual listing of top auto picks by Consumer Reports. «CNBC, Feb 15»
7
McDavid tops Central Scouting rankings
While the two players are the consensus top two prospects for the 2015 Draft according to most rankings, the NHL's list has the Erie Otters centre in the No. «TSN, Jan 15»
8
TCU snub shows weekly College Football Playoff rankings were a …
The false incumbency of its weekly rankings made the college football committee look ridiculous Sunday afternoon. They may have made the right decision in ... «Washington Post, Dec 14»
9
TCU moves back into CFP top four
TCU moved back into the College Football Playoff rankings' first four, and leapfrogged undefeated Florida State in the process. The Horned Frogs were ranked ... «ESPN, Dec 14»
10
Same Top 4 in Rankings, but College Football Playoff Keeps Things …
The latest playoff rankings, decided by the 12-member selection committee and released Tuesday night, kept the previous top four intact, with Alabama at No. «New York Times, Nov 14»

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« EDUCALINGO. Rankings [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/rankings>. Jul 2020 ».
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