outrank outrank

Definition(s):

  • (v) take precedence or surpass others in rank

Usage(s):

  1. The most widespread objection to these emissaries of the Pope is that they frequently enjoy far more influence in Rome than do local cardinal-archbishops who outrank them.
  2. Although the retail grocer has the highest turnover, yet wholesalers as a class outrank retailers in this respect.
  3. He will outrank the Premier himself and all his Cabinet members, and his orders are to be obeyed.

News

  1. How To Work For More Than One Boss

    As companies dismantle their old internal walls, more and more people find themselves reporting to multiple bosses. Ideally, everyone involved has the same basic mission; neither boss is trying to outrank the other; and the employee being managed knows exactly what his tasks are and how he?s being measured. In tougher cases, bosses may have conflicting agendas or views of the company?s direction ...
    on July 23, 2013     Source: Forbes

  2. How To Work For More Than One Boss -- And Stay Sane

    More and more people these days find themselves reporting to multiple bosses. Ideally, everyone involved has the same basic mission, neither boss is trying to outrank the other, and the person being bossed knows exactly what his tasks are and how he's being measured. In tougher cases, bosses may have conflicting agendas or views of the company's direction. Here's advice on how to navigate what ...
    on July 23, 2013     Source: Forbes

Quotes

  • "That's what happens when you're around 20 years," Wells said. "We outrank a lot of people in a lot of categories, combined. He does well on his own. I'm just a squirrel in his world trying to get a nut."
    on Mar 18, 2007 By: David Wells Source: Aurora Beacon News

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