Meaning: A horizontal support on a ladder for a person’s foot. A strengthening crosspiece in the structure of a chair. A position or level within a group, organization, etc., that is higher or lower than others.
Synonyms: Degree, echelon, footing, level, place, position, ranking, situation, reach, station, status, stratum.
Use: He was on the bottom rung on the corporate ladder.
He kicked the rungs of the chair very often with his sturdy legs.