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Rate

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Noun

1. rate

a magnitude or frequency relative to a time unit

Example Sentences:
'they traveled at a rate of 55 miles per hour'
'the rate of change was faster than expected'

2. charge per unit, rate

amount of a charge or payment relative to some basis

Example Sentences:
'a 10-minute phone call at that rate would cost $5'

3. pace, rate

the relative speed of progress or change

Example Sentences:
'he lived at a fast pace'
'he works at a great rate'
'the pace of events accelerated'

4. rate

a quantity or amount or measure considered as a proportion of another quantity or amount or measure

Example Sentences:
'the literacy rate'
'the retention rate'
'the dropout rate'

Verb

1. grade, order, place, range, rank, rate

assign a rank or rating to

Example Sentences:
'how would you rank these students?'
'The restaurant is rated highly in the food guide'

2. rate

be worthy of or have a certain rating

Example Sentences:
'This bond rates highly'

3. rate, value

estimate the value of

Example Sentences:
'How would you rate his chances to become President?'
'Gold was rated highly among the Romans'


1. rate

a magnitude or frequency relative to a time unit

Example Sentences:
'they traveled at a rate of 55 miles per hour'
'the rate of change was faster than expected'

2. charge per unit, rate

amount of a charge or payment relative to some basis

Example Sentences:
'a 10-minute phone call at that rate would cost $5'

3. pace, rate

the relative speed of progress or change

Example Sentences:
'he lived at a fast pace'
'he works at a great rate'
'the pace of events accelerated'

4. rate

a quantity or amount or measure considered as a proportion of another quantity or amount or measure

Example Sentences:
'the literacy rate'
'the retention rate'
'the dropout rate'


1. grade, order, place, range, rank, rate

assign a rank or rating to

Example Sentences:
'how would you rank these students?'
'The restaurant is rated highly in the food guide'

2. rate

be worthy of or have a certain rating

Example Sentences:
'This bond rates highly'

3. rate, value

estimate the value of

Example Sentences:
'How would you rate his chances to become President?'
'Gold was rated highly among the Romans'

Based on WordNet 3.0, Princeton University


Rate

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noun
1. 
a quantity or amount considered in relation to or measured against another quantity or amount
a rate of 70 miles an hour
2. 
a. 
a price or charge with reference to a standard or scale
rate of interest
rate of discount
b. 
(as modifier)
a rate card
3. 
a charge made per unit for a commodity, service, etc
4.  rates
5. 
the relative speed of progress or change of something variable; pace
he works at a great rate
the rate of production has doubled
6. 
a. 
relative quality; class or grade
b. 
(in combination)
first-rate ideas
7. statistics
a measure of the frequency of occurrence of a given event, such as births and deaths, usually expressed as the number of times the event occurs for every thousand of the total population considered
8. 
a wage calculated against a unit of time
9. 
the amount of gain or loss of a timepiece
10.  at any rate
verb (mainly tr)
11. (also intr)
to assign or receive a position on a scale of relative values; rank
he is rated fifth in the world
12. 
to estimate the value of; evaluate
we rate your services highly
13. 
to be worthy of; deserve
this hotel does not rate four stars
14. 
to consider; regard
I rate him among my friends
15. British
to assess the value of (property) for the purpose of local taxation
16. slang
to think highly of
the clients do not rate the new system
verb
(transitive)
to scold or criticize severely; rebuke harshly

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Rate

see synonyms of rate
noun
1. 
the amount, degree, etc. of anything in relation to units of something else
the rate of pay per month, rate of speed per hour
2. 
a fixed ratio; proportion
3. 
a price or value; specif., the cost per unit of some commodity, service, etc.
insurance rate
4. 
speed of movement or action
to read at a moderate rate
5. 
the amount of time gained or lost by a timepiece within a specified period
6.  Rare
a class or rank
of the first rate
7.  British
a local property tax
usually used in pl.
8.  Obsolete
amount; quantity
9.  Us Navy
the grade of a petty officer within a rating
the sailor's rate is Quartermaster first class
verb transitiveWord forms: ˈrated or ˈrating
10. 
to estimate the value, worth, strength, capacity, etc. of; appraise
11. 
a. 
to put into a particular class or rank
b.  Us Navy
to assign a rate to
12. 
to consider; esteem
they are rated among the best
13. 
to fix or determine the rates for
14.  Informal
to deserve
to rate an increase
verb intransitive
15. 
to be classed or ranked
16. 
to have value, status, or rating
verb transitive, verb intransitiveWord forms: ˈrated or ˈrating
to scold severely; chide

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Rate

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n.
1. A quantity measured with respect to another measured quantity: a rate of speed of 60 miles an hour.
2. A measure of a part with respect to a whole; a proportion: the mortality rate; a tax rate.
3. The cost per unit of a commodity or service: postal rates.
4. A charge or payment calculated in relation to a particular sum or quantity: interest rates.
5. Level of quality.
6. often rates Chiefly British A locally assessed property tax.
v. rat·ed, rat·ing, rates
v.tr.
1.
a. To place in a particular class, rank, or grade: rated the film PG13; rated the bonds at junk level. See Synonyms at estimate.
b. To specify the performance limits of, especially according to a standard scale: This fuse is rated at 50 amperes. The fishing line is rated for 30 pounds.
2. To regard or consider as having a certain value: rated the movie excellent; rated him a fine cook.
3. Chiefly British To value for purposes of taxation.
4. To set a rate for (goods to be shipped).
5. Informal To merit or deserve: people that rate special treatment; an idea that rates attention. See Synonyms at earn.
v.intr.
1. To be ranked in a particular class: a wine that rates higher than any other.
2. Informal To have status, importance, or influence: Tea-flavored ice cream doesn't rate highly in my book.
v. rat·ed, rat·ing, rates
Archaic
v.tr.
To berate.
v.intr.
To express reproof.

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