Range

The high and low prices, or high and low bids and offers recorded during a specified time. The New York Times Financial Glossary

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I. range range 1 [reɪndʒ] noun [countable]
1. the limits within which amounts, quantities etc can vary:

• We are looking at properties within a certain price range.

• People in the 35 to 44 age range are most likely to hold more than one job.

• Brokers typically charge commissions in the 4% to 8% range.

range of

• Sales will rise to a range of $12 million to $13 million.

2. FINANCE the highest and lowest prices reached by a security (= bond, share etc ) or market over a period of time:

• GM shares traded in the $37 to $42 range for most of last year.

• Oil remains in the $70-to-$80-a-barrel range.

3. also product ˈrange MARKETING a set of similar products made by a particular company or available in a particular shop:

• a new range of kitchenware

• a wide range of products and systems

• the top of the range (= best sold by a company or shop ) Rucanor shoe

4. the area of power, responsibility, or activities that a person or organization has:

• These issues fall outside the range of the enquiry.

  [m0] II. range range 2 verb [intransitive]
if prices, levels etc range from one amount to another, they include both those amounts and anything in between:
range from/​to/​between etc

• The judges' salaries range from $82,000 to $99,000.

• The population of these cities ranges between 3 and 5 million inhabitants.

• The mainframe systems range in price from $1.3 million to $3.6 million.

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range UK US /reɪndʒ/ noun
[C, usually singular] a number of similar things considered as a group: a range of sth »

They provide IT and consultancy services to a range of clients.

a wide/broad range »

The new regulations allow a much wider range of companies to sell legal services.

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a range of issues/options/possibilities

[C] COMMERCE a set of products of a similar type that are sold by a particular company or store: a broad/wide/huge range »

We stock a wide range of printers and accessories.

a full/extensive range »

They aim to offer a full range of online services for travellers.

a small/narrow/limited range »

Big-discount retailers sell a limited range at highly competitive prices.

[C, usually singular] the amount or type of something between an upper and lower limit: in the range of $1500-$2000/£10,000-12,000, etc. »

The cost of building the new stadium is estimated to be in the range of €150-180 million.

in the ... range »

Their annual salaries are in the $30,000 to $40,000 range.

age/frequency/income range »

We interviewed customers across the whole age range, from 16 to 65.

[C, usually singular] FINANCE, STOCK MARKET the highest and lowest price at which a particular share has traded over a period of time: »

Most of the fund's purchases are in the 250p-300p trading range.

[S] the limits of power, responsibility, experience, etc. that a person or organization has: range of experience/skills/abilities »

The project is outside my range of experience.

trade in a narrow/tight range — Cf. trade in a tight range
See also MID-RANGE(Cf. ↑mid-range), PRICE RANGE(Cf. ↑price range), PRODUCT RANGE(Cf. ↑product range), TOP-OF-THE-RANGE(Cf. ↑top-of-the-range)
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range UK US /reɪndʒ/ verb [I]
to have an upper and lower limit in amount, level, etc.: range from sth to sth »

Prices range from $50 to $1500.

range between sth and sth »

Charges range between 15% and 25%.

to include a group of things of the type described: range from sth to sth »

They sell products ranging from batteries to high-end electronic goods.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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