Definition of Ranger in English :

Define Ranger in English

Ranger meaning in English

Meaning of Ranger in English

Pronunciation of Ranger in English

Ranger pronunciation in English

Pronounce Ranger in English


see synonyms of ranger


1. ranger, texas ranger

a member of the Texas state highway patrol; formerly a mounted lawman who maintained order on the frontier

2. fire warden, forest fire fighter, ranger

an official who is responsible for managing and protecting an area of forest

3. commando, ranger

a member of a military unit trained as shock troops for hit-and-run raids

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of ranger
1. (sometimes capital)
an official in charge of a forest, park, estate, nature reserve, etc
2. mainly US
a person employed to patrol a State or national park or forest
. Brit equivalent: warden
3. US
one of a body of armed troops employed to police a State or district
a Texas Ranger
(in the US and certain other armies) a commando specially trained in making raids
a person who wanders about large areas of country; a rover
a member of the senior branch of the Guides
any of a series of nine American lunar probes launched between 1961 and 1965, three of which transmitted to earth photographs of the moon

Collins English Dictionary. Copyright © HarperCollins Publishers


see synonyms of ranger
one who ranges; a wanderer
any of a group of mounted troops for patrolling a region
b.  US; [often R-]
any of a group of soldiers, trained for raiding and close combat
in England, the chief official of a royal park or forest
b.  US
in the U.S., a warden who patrols government parks and forests

Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.


see synonyms of ranger
1. A wanderer; a rover.
2. A member of an armed troop employed in patrolling a specific region.
3. Ranger A member of a group of US soldiers specially trained for making raids either on foot, in ground vehicles, or by airlift.
a. An officer employed to maintain and protect a publicly owned site or tract of land, such as a national forest or a state park.
b. Chiefly British The keeper of a royal forest or park.

The American Heritage ® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition copyright ©2018 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.