Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun rate

4 senses of rate

Sense 1
rate -- (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")
       => magnitude relation, quantitative relation -- (a relation between magnitudes)

Sense 2
rate, charge per unit -- (amount of a charge or payment relative to some basis; "a 10-minute phone call at that rate would cost $5")
       => charge -- (the price charged for some article or service; "the admission charge")

Sense 3
pace, rate -- (the relative speed of progress or change; "he lived at a fast pace"; "he works at a great rate"; "the pace of events accelerated")
       => temporal property -- (a property relating to time)

Sense 4
rate -- (a quantity or amount or measure considered as a proportion of another quantity or amount or measure; "the literacy rate"; "the retention rate"; "the dropout rate")
       => proportion -- (the quotient obtained when the magnitude of a part is divided by the magnitude of the whole)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb rate

3 senses of rate

Sense 1
rate, rank, range, order, grade, place -- (assign a rank or rating to; "how would you rank these students?"; "The restaurant is rated highly in the food guide")
       => evaluate, pass judgment, judge -- (form a critical opinion of; "I cannot judge some works of modern art"; "How do you evaluate this grant proposal?" "We shouldn't pass judgment on other people")

Sense 2
rate -- (be worthy of or have a certain rating; "This bond rates highly")
       => be -- (have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun); "John is rich"; "This is not a good answer")

Sense 3
rate, value -- (estimate the value of; "How would you rate his chances to become President?"; "Gold was rated highly among the Romans")
       => measure, evaluate, valuate, assess, appraise, value -- (evaluate or estimate the nature, quality, ability, extent, or significance of; "I will have the family jewels appraised by a professional"; "access all the factors when taking a risk")

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