Results for rate

Definitions of rate:

part of speech: verb transitive

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

part of speech: noun

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

part of speech: verb intransitive

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

part of speech: verb intransitive

To be estimated, be placed in a certain class or rank.

part of speech: noun

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.

part of speech: noun

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.

part of speech: verb

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.

part of speech: verb transitive

To tax one with a thing: to scold: to chide.

part of speech: verb

To reprove; to chide; to censure severely.

part of speech: verb transitive

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

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