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  Definition of rate
  1. the relative speed of progress or change; "he lived at a fast pace"; "he works at a great rate"; "the pace of events accelerated"
  2. amount of a charge or payment relative to some basis; "a 10-minute phone call at that rate would cost $5"
  3. 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"
  4. assign a rank or rating to; "how would you rank these students?"; "The restaurant is rated highly in the food guide"
  5. estimate the value of; "How would you rate his chances to become President?"; "Gold was rated highly among the Romans"
  6. be worthy of or have a certain rating; "This bond rates highly"
Similar Words: pace, charge per unit, rank, range, order, grade, place, value

 

Hyponyms: speed, swiftness, fastness, beat, celerity, quickness, rapidity, slowness, deliberation, deliberateness, unhurriedness, pay rate, rate of pay, payment rate, rate of payment, repayment rate, installment rate, tax rate, interest rate, rate of interest, freight, freightage, freight rate, rate of depreciation, depreciation rate, rate of exchange, exchange rate, excursion rate, footage, linage, lineage, room rate, acceleration, attrition rate, rate of attrition, birthrate, birth rate, fertility, fertility rate, natality, bits per second, bps, crime rate, data rate, deathrate, death rate, morbidity, mortality, mortality rate, fatality rate, dose rate, erythrocyte sedimentation rate, ESR, sedimentation rate, sed rate, flow, flow rate, rate of flow, flux, frequency, frequence, oftenness, gigahertz, GHz, gigacycle per second, gigacycle, Gc, growth rate, rate of growth, Hertz, Hz, cycle per second, cycles/second, cps, cycle, inflation rate, rate of inflation, jerk, rate of acceleration, kilohertz, kHz, kilocycle per second, kilocycle, kc, kilometers per hour, kilometres per hour, kph, km/h, megahertz, MHz, megacycle per second, megacycle, Mc, terahertz, THz, metabolic rate, miles per hour, mph, pace, gait, pulse, pulse rate, heart rate, respiratory rate, rate of respiration, revolutions per minute, rpm, rev, sampling rate, solar constant, spacing, velocity, tempo, words per minute, wpm, superordinate, shortlist, seed, reorder, subordinate, prioritize, prioritise, sequence, downgrade, upgrade, revalue

 

Derivational Morphology: pace, place, position, mark, grade, score, level, tier, gradation, step, graduation, grader, scaling, grading, order, order of magnitude, ordering, rank, evaluation, valuation, rating

 

Anagrams: tear, tare, Tera

 

 
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