verb (used with object)
to have a higher rank than: A major outranks a captain in the army.

1835–45, Americanism; out- + rank1

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outrank (ˌaʊtˈræŋk)
1.  to be of higher rank than
2.  to take priority over

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Example sentences
Moms outrank barren females in these snub-nosed societies, and males with
  multiple mates gain high status.
Yet, in the realm of good eating, few foods outrank this shellfish.
The specialist smiled and said that if he and his dad served in the same
  location, he would probably still outrank his dad.
The leaves of willow shrubs often outrank any other item eaten in summer.
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