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Definitions of rate

  1. To be considered in a class; to make an estimate. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  2. To rail at; scold; reprove with vehemence. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  3. To set a certain estimate on; to value at a certain price or degree. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. To assess for the payment of a rate or tax. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. To settle the relative scale, rank, position, amount, value, or quality of; as, to rate a ship; to rate a seaman; to rate a pension. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. To ratify. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. To estimate; settle or fix the value, rank, or degree of; scold sharply. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  8. To calculate: to estimate: to settle the relative rank, scale, or position of. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  9. To tax one with a thing: to scold: to chide. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  10. To estimate; fix the rank of; scold. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  11. To estimate; assess. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  12. To be set or considered in a class; to have rank; as, the ship rates as a ship of the line. Webster Dictionary DB
  13. To make an estimate. Webster Dictionary DB
  14. To be estimated, be placed in a certain class or rank. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  15. To make an estimate: to be placed in a certain class. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  16. be worthy of or have a certain rating; "This bond rates highly" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  17. assign a rank or rating to; "how would you rank these students?"; "The restaurant is rated highly in the food guide" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  18. To be estimated; have rank or value. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  19. To value; to estimate; to fix the grade of. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  20. To chide with vehemence; to reprove. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  21. To compute; to estimate; to value; to determine the degree or proportion of; to be placed in a certain class or rank, as a ship. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  22. To reprove; to chide; to censure severely. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  23. amount of a charge or payment relative to some basis; "a 10-minute phone call at that rate would cost $5" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  24. a magnitude or frequency relative to a time unit; "they traveled at a rate of 55 miles per hour"; "the rate of change was faster than expected" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  25. estimate the value of; "How would you rate his chances to become President?"; "Gold was rated highly among the Romans" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  26. Established portion or measure; fixed allowance. Webster Dictionary DB
  27. That which is established as a measure or criterion; degree; standard; rank; proportion; ratio; as, a slow rate of movement; rate of interest is the ratio of the interest to the principal, per annum. Webster Dictionary DB
  28. Valuation; price fixed with relation to a standard; cost; charge; as, high or low rates of transportation. Webster Dictionary DB
  29. A tax or sum assessed by authority on property for public use, according to its income or value; esp., in England, a local tax; as, parish rates; town rates. Webster Dictionary DB
  30. Order; arrangement. Webster Dictionary DB
  31. Ratification; approval. Webster Dictionary DB
  32. The gain or loss of a timepiece in a unit of time; as, daily rate; hourly rate; etc. Webster Dictionary DB
  33. The order or class to which a war vessel belongs, determined according to its size, armament, etc.; as, first rate, second rate, etc. Webster Dictionary DB
  34. The class of a merchant vessel for marine insurance, determined by its relative safety as a risk, as A1, A2, etc. Webster Dictionary DB
  35. Amount, degree, speed, value, etc., estimated in proportion to a fixed standard; as, interest at a rate of five per cent; a rate of sixty miles an hour; price fixed or stated; as, theater rates; degree of value; as, goods bought at a low rate; in England, a tax or assessment; a grade or class; as, a first-rate, second-rate, etc. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  36. A ratio or proportion: allowance: standard: value: price: the class of a ship: movement, as fast or slow: a tax. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  37. Allowance; price; degree; movement; tax. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  38. Relative measure; degree; value; price; rank; class; tax. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  39. The proportion or standard by which quantity or value is adjusted; price fixed or stated; settled allowance; degree; degree of value; a tax; the order or class of a ship. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  40. A calculated proportion; allowance settled; an assessment at a certain proportion; a tax; a price or amount stated or fixed; degree in which anything is done; class or rank, as of a ship; comparative height or value. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for rate

  1. At any rate you might try. – Ayala's Angel by Anthony Trollope
  2. It's nothing very much, nothing to worry you at any rate – The Lost Valley by J. M. Walsh
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