RATE
\ɹˈe͡ɪt], \ɹˈeɪt], \ɹ_ˈeɪ_t]\
Definitions of RATE
 2006  WordNet 3.0
 2011  English Dictionary Database
 2010  New Age Dictionary Database
 1913  Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
 1919  The Winston Simplified Dictionary
 1899  The american dictionary of the english language.
 1894  The Clarendon dictionary
 1919  The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language
 1914  Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language
 1874  Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language
 1871  The Cabinet Dictionary of the English Language
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amount of a charge or payment relative to some basis; "a 10minute phone call at that rate would cost $5"

be worthy of or have a certain rating; "This bond rates highly"

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"

assign a rank or rating to; "how would you rank these students?"; "The restaurant is rated highly in the food guide"

estimate the value of; "How would you rate his chances to become President?"; "Gold was rated highly among the Romans"
By Princeton University

amount of a charge or payment relative to some basis; "a 10minute phone call at that rate would cost $5"

be worthy of or have a certain rating; "This bond rates highly"

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"

assign a rank or rating to; "how would you rank these students?"; "The restaurant is rated highly in the food guide"
By DataStellar Co., Ltd

Established portion or measure; fixed allowance.

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.

Valuation; price fixed with relation to a standard; cost; charge; as, high or low rates of transportation.

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.

Order; arrangement.

Ratification; approval.

The gain or loss of a timepiece in a unit of time; as, daily rate; hourly rate; etc.

The order or class to which a war vessel belongs, determined according to its size, armament, etc.; as, first rate, second rate, etc.

The class of a merchant vessel for marine insurance, determined by its relative safety as a risk, as A1, A2, etc.

To set a certain estimate on; to value at a certain price or degree.

To assess for the payment of a rate or tax.

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.

To ratify.

To be set or considered in a class; to have rank; as, the ship rates as a ship of the line.

To make an estimate.
By Oddity Software

Established portion or measure; fixed allowance.

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.

Valuation; price fixed with relation to a standard; cost; charge; as, high or low rates of transportation.

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.

Order; arrangement.

Ratification; approval.

The gain or loss of a timepiece in a unit of time; as, daily rate; hourly rate; etc.

The order or class to which a war vessel belongs, determined according to its size, armament, etc.; as, first rate, second rate, etc.

The class of a merchant vessel for marine insurance, determined by its relative safety as a risk, as A1, A2, etc.

To set a certain estimate on; to value at a certain price or degree.

To assess for the payment of a rate or tax.

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.

To ratify.

To be set or considered in a class; to have rank; as, the ship rates as a ship of the line.

To make an estimate.
By Noah Webster.

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 firstrate, secondrate, etc.

To estimate; settle or fix the value, rank, or degree of; scold sharply.

To be estimated, be placed in a certain class or rank.
By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer

A ratio or proportion: allowance: standard: value: price: the class of a ship: movement, as fast or slow: a tax.

To calculate: to estimate: to settle the relative rank, scale, or position of.

To make an estimate: to be placed in a certain class.

To tax one with a thing: to scold: to chide.
By Daniel Lyons
By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman

To estimate; assess.

To be estimated; have rank or value.

To rail at; scold; reprove with vehemence.

Relative measure; degree; value; price; rank; class; tax.
By James Champlin Fernald

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.

To value; to estimate; to fix the grade of.

To chide with vehemence; to reprove.

To be considered in a class; to make an estimate.
By Nuttall, P.Austin.

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.

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.

To reprove; to chide; to censure severely.
By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H.