Definitions of Rated

  1. of Rate
  2. Chid; reproved.

Usage examples for Rated

  1. His tones were so confident, and his laugh so buoyant, that Mr. Heard, who had been fully expecting him to withdraw from the affair, began to feel that he had under- rated his swimming powers. – Short Cruises by W.W. Jacobs
  2. This was an over- rated weapon. – The Story of the "9th King's" in France by Enos Herbert Glynne Roberts
  3. It was a much over- rated weapon, and was only effective in the hands of highly trained men. – The Story of the "9th King's" in France by Enos Herbert Glynne Roberts
  4. The hundredth penny could not be rated lower than five millions. – The Rise of the Dutch Republic, Volume II.(of III) 1566-74 by John Lothrop Motley Last Updated: January 25, 2009
  5. Nevertheless, he disliked to be rated below the average of his companions, and, therefore, he was careful not to fall beneath a certain rather moderate standard of excellence. – William Hickling Prescott by Harry Thurston Peck
  6. As for the Prussian resistance, Napoleon rated it almost as lightly as that of the English; for he regards it as probable that he will in the evening march on Brussels with his Guard. – The Life of Napoleon I (Volumes, 1 and 2) by John Holland Rose
  7. This furnace while not as efficient as the standard of to- day, and expensive in its construction, did, nevertheless, burn the bagasse green and enabled the boilers to develop their normal rated capacity. – Steam, Its Generation and Use by Babcock & Wilcox Co.
  8. The penalty seems to have been rated in some instances as low as a fine of five shillings, and to have amounted in others to the punishment of death. – A Cursory History of Swearing by Julian Sharman
  9. The sum is sufficient for my wants, and I rated its value according as it is taxed. – Old Fritz and the New Era by Louise Muhlbach
  10. Vice and Virtue i Virtue is something which it would be impossible to over- rate if it had not been over- rated. – The Note-Books of Samuel Butler by Samuel Butler
  11. The proper way to determine how well and strong I am is to have my health and strength tested and rated in an expert way. – Heart and Soul by Victor Mapes (AKA Maveric Post)
  12. He was a big boy, whom my boy remotely heard of, but never saw, for he lived in another part of the town; but his adventure was known to all the boys, and his heroism rated high among them. – A Boy's Town by W. D. Howells
  13. At the beginning of September Keats wrote to Brown-" The sale of my book is very slow, though it has been very highly rated." – Life of John Keats by William Michael Rossetti
  14. It was necessary that I should ship before the mast, he explained, in order to avoid provoking the jealousy of the crew; but they both promised me that I should be rated as an officer as soon as a fair excuse offered itself for my promotion. – Athelstane Ford by Allen Upward
  15. And as his face fell, then hardened into brightness, instantly she divined how he rated her, and in a flash realized her weapons and her security, and that the control of the situation was hers, not in the control of this irresolute young man who stood so silently considering her. – The Fighting Chance by Robert W. Chambers
  16. He looked at me sheepishly, finding himself caught; and I stopped, and rated him soundly, and saw him start for home before I went to my quarters. – The Red Cockade by Stanley J. Weyman
  17. Though rated as a six- gun brig she carried only two carronades, and a third long heavy gun amidships, which they agreed, under some circumstances, would be of more avail than the four short guns it had replaced. – The Three Lieutenants by W.H.G. Kingston
  18. The value of truth in religion is rated higher in India than in Europe but it is not historical truth. – Hinduism and Buddhism, Vol I. (of 3) An Historical Sketch by Charles Eliot