Definition of cab rank in English:

cab rank

Translate cab rank into Spanish


  • A place where taxis park while waiting for customers.

    ‘taxi operators have hailed the decision to reinstate a cab rank at Haymarket station's main entrance’
    • ‘Only at the cab ranks was the customer free to choose his own taxi.’
    • ‘I tried four cab ranks, all of which had at least 100 people lined up waiting in the freezing night for a cab.’
    • ‘I walked up to the cab rank and took my place at the end of the line.’
    • ‘I can understand exactly how people feel when they look along a cab rank and cannot distinguish one cab from another.’
    • ‘Walking out of a nightclub into a taxi was no longer an option after they voted to outlaw unofficial cab ranks outside licensed premises.’
    • ‘For 10 years the service has been operating without a problem next to the second busiest cab rank and bus stop in Lismore.’
    • ‘Another taxi driver told the Guardian there had been a rise in tension at cab ranks in the town because of an increasing number of drivers and a decreasing number of jobs.’
    • ‘Both worked at the cab rank in the town.’
    • ‘He shot a fellow cab driver with whom he had been in dispute over fare stealing, at the cab rank in Duke Street.’
    • ‘Use the better regulated taxis from authorized cab ranks.’


cab rank

/ˈkab ˌraNGk/ /ˈkæb ˌræŋk/