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rate 1

 (rāt)
n.
1. A quantity measured with respect to another measured quantity: a rate of speed of 60 miles an hour.
2. A measure of a part with respect to a whole; a proportion: the mortality rate; a tax rate.
3. The cost per unit of a commodity or service: postal rates.
4. A charge or payment calculated in relation to a particular sum or quantity: interest rates.
5. Level of quality.
6. often rates Chiefly British A locally assessed property tax.
v. rat·ed, rat·ing, rates
v.tr.
1.
a. To place in a particular class, rank, or grade: rated the film PG13; rated the bonds at junk level. See Synonyms at estimate.
b. To specify the performance limits of, especially according to a standard scale: This fuse is rated at 50 amperes. The fishing line is rated for 30 pounds.
2. To regard or consider as having a certain value: rated the movie excellent; rated him a fine cook.
3. Chiefly British To value for purposes of taxation.
4. To set a rate for (goods to be shipped).
5. Informal To merit or deserve: people that rate special treatment; an idea that rates attention. See Synonyms at earn.
v.intr.
1. To be ranked in a particular class: a wine that rates higher than any other.
2. Informal To have status, importance, or influence: Tea-flavored ice cream doesn't rate highly in my book.
Idiom:
at any rate
1. Whatever the case may be; in any case: You should at any rate apologize.
2. Used to indicate a revision or correction to a previous remark: We were delighted, or at any rate satisfied, with the results.

[Middle English, from Old French, from Medieval Latin rata, proportion, short for Latin (prō) ratā (parte), (according to a) fixed (part), from feminine ablative past participle of rērī, to consider, reckon; see ar- in Indo-European roots.]

rate 2

 (rāt)
v. rat·ed, rat·ing, rates Archaic
v.tr.
To berate.
v.intr.
To express reproof.

[Middle English raten, perhaps of Scandinavian origin.]

rate

(reɪt)
n
1. a quantity or amount considered in relation to or measured against another quantity or amount: a rate of 70 miles an hour.
2. (Commerce)
a. a price or charge with reference to a standard or scale: rate of interest; rate of discount.
b. (as modifier): a rate card.
3. (Commerce) a charge made per unit for a commodity, service, etc
4. See rates
5. the relative speed of progress or change of something variable; pace: he works at a great rate; the rate of production has doubled.
6.
a. relative quality; class or grade
b. (in combination): first-rate ideas.
7. (Statistics) statistics a measure of the frequency of occurrence of a given event, such as births and deaths, usually expressed as the number of times the event occurs for every thousand of the total population considered
8. (Economics) a wage calculated against a unit of time
9. (Horology) the amount of gain or loss of a timepiece
10. at any rate in any case; at all events; anyway
vb (mainly tr)
11. (also intr) to assign or receive a position on a scale of relative values; rank: he is rated fifth in the world.
12. to estimate the value of; evaluate: we rate your services highly.
13. to be worthy of; deserve: this hotel does not rate four stars.
14. to consider; regard: I rate him among my friends.
15. Brit to assess the value of (property) for the purpose of local taxation
16. slang to think highly of: the clients do not rate the new system.
[C15: from Old French, from Medieval Latin rata, from Latin prō ratā parte according to a fixed proportion, from ratus fixed, from rērī to think, decide]

rate

(reɪt)
vb
(tr) to scold or criticize severely; rebuke harshly
[C14: perhaps related to Swedish rata to chide]

rate1

(reɪt)

n., v. rat•ed, rat•ing. n.
1. the amount of a charge or payment with reference to some basis of calculation: a high rate of interest on loans.
2. a certain amount of one thing considered in relation to a unit of another thing: at the rate of 60 miles an hour.
3. a fixed charge per unit of quantity: a rate of 10 cents a pound.
4. degree of speed or progress: to work at a rapid rate.
5. assigned position in any of a series of graded classes; rating.
6. the premium charge per unit of insurance.
7. a charge by a common carrier for transportation.
8. a wage paid on a specified time basis: an hourly rate.
v.t.
9. to estimate the value or worth of; appraise.
10. to esteem, consider, or account: He is rated a fine writer.
11. to fix at a certain rate, as of charge or payment.
12. to value for purposes of taxation or the like.
13. to make subject to the payment of a certain rate or tax.
14. to place in a certain rank or class, as a ship or a sailor.
v.i.
15. to have value or standing: a performance that didn't rate very high.
Idioms:
at any rate,
a. in any event; in any case.
b. at least.
[1375–1425; late Middle English rate monetary value, estimated amount < Medieval Latin rata < Latin (prō) ratā (parte) (according to) an estimated (part)]

rate2

(reɪt)

v.t., v.i. rat•ed, rat•ing.
to chide vehemently.
[1350–1400; Middle English (a)raten, perhaps < Scandinavian]
rat′er, n.

rate


Past participle: rated
Gerund: rating

Imperative
rate
rate
Present
I rate
you rate
he/she/it rates
we rate
you rate
they rate
Preterite
I rated
you rated
he/she/it rated
we rated
you rated
they rated
Present Continuous
I am rating
you are rating
he/she/it is rating
we are rating
you are rating
they are rating
Present Perfect
I have rated
you have rated
he/she/it has rated
we have rated
you have rated
they have rated
Past Continuous
I was rating
you were rating
he/she/it was rating
we were rating
you were rating
they were rating
Past Perfect
I had rated
you had rated
he/she/it had rated
we had rated
you had rated
they had rated
Future
I will rate
you will rate
he/she/it will rate
we will rate
you will rate
they will rate
Future Perfect
I will have rated
you will have rated
he/she/it will have rated
we will have rated
you will have rated
they will have rated
Future Continuous
I will be rating
you will be rating
he/she/it will be rating
we will be rating
you will be rating
they will be rating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been rating
you have been rating
he/she/it has been rating
we have been rating
you have been rating
they have been rating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been rating
you will have been rating
he/she/it will have been rating
we will have been rating
you will have been rating
they will have been rating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been rating
you had been rating
he/she/it had been rating
we had been rating
you had been rating
they had been rating
Conditional
I would rate
you would rate
he/she/it would rate
we would rate
you would rate
they would rate
Past Conditional
I would have rated
you would have rated
he/she/it would have rated
we would have rated
you would have rated
they would have rated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.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
acceleration - (physics) a rate of increase of velocity
deceleration - (physics) a rate of decrease in velocity
attrition rate, rate of attrition - the rate of shrinkage in size or number
birth rate, birthrate, fertility, fertility rate, natality - the ratio of live births in an area to the population of that area; expressed per 1000 population per year
bits per second, bps - (computer science) the rate at which data is transferred (as by a modem)
crime rate - the ratio of crimes in an area to the population of that area; expressed per 1000 population per year
data rate - the rate at which circuits or other devices operate when handling digital information
death rate, deathrate, fatality rate, mortality rate, mortality - the ratio of deaths in an area to the population of that area; expressed per 1000 per year
dose rate - the quantity of radiation absorbed per unit time
erythrocyte sedimentation rate, ESR, sed rate, sedimentation rate - the rate at which red blood cells settle out in a tube of blood under standardized conditions; a high rate usually indicates the presence of inflammation
flow rate, rate of flow, flow - the amount of fluid that flows in a given time
flux - the rate of flow of energy or particles across a given surface
frequence, frequency, oftenness - the number of occurrences within a given time period; "the frequency of modulation was 40 cycles per second"; "the frequency of his seizures increased as he grew older"
Gc, GHz, gigacycle, gigacycle per second, gigahertz - 1,000,000,000 periods per second
growth rate, rate of growth - the rate of increase in size per unit time
cycle per second, cycles/second, hertz, Hz, cps, cycle - the unit of frequency; one hertz has a periodic interval of one second
inflation rate, rate of inflation - the rate of change of prices (as indicated by a price index) calculated on a monthly or annual basis
jerk - (mechanics) the rate of change of acceleration
kc, kHz, kilocycle, kilocycle per second, kilohertz - one thousand periods per second
kilometers per hour, kilometres per hour, km/h, kph - the ratio of the distance traveled (in kilometers) to the time spent traveling (in hours)
Mc, megacycle, megacycle per second, megahertz, MHz - one million periods per second
terahertz, THz - one trillion periods per second
metabolic rate - rate of metabolism; the amount of energy expended in a give period
miles per hour, mph - the ratio of the distance traveled (in miles) to the time spent traveling (in hours)
gait, pace - the rate of moving (especially walking or running)
heart rate, pulse rate, pulse - the rate at which the heart beats; usually measured to obtain a quick evaluation of a person's health
rate of return - the amount returned per unit of time expressed as a percentage of the cost
rate of respiration, respiratory rate - the rate at which a person inhales and exhales; usually measured to obtain a quick evaluation of a person's health
rev, revolutions per minute, rpm - rate of revolution of a motor; "the engine was doing 6000 revs"
sampling rate - (telecommunication) the frequency of sampling per unit time
solar constant - the rate at which radiant solar energy is received at the outer layer of the earth's atmosphere
spacing - the time between occurrences of a repeating event; "some women do not control the spacing of their children"
speed, velocity - distance travelled per unit time
tempo, pace - the rate of some repeating event
words per minute, wpm - the rate at which words are produced (as in speaking or typing)
2.rate - amount of a charge or payment relative to some basisrate - amount of a charge or payment relative to some basis; "a 10-minute phone call at that rate would cost $5"
pay rate, rate of pay - amount of money received per unit time; "women's pay rate is lower than men's"
installment rate, payment rate, rate of payment, repayment rate - the amount of money paid out per unit time
charge - the price charged for some article or service; "the admission charge"
tax rate - rate used to calculate tax liability
interest rate, rate of interest - the percentage of a sum of money charged for its use
freight rate, freightage, freight - the charge for transporting something by common carrier; "we pay the freight"; "the freight rate is usually cheaper"
depreciation rate, rate of depreciation - the rate at which the value of property is reduced; used to calculate tax deduction
exchange rate, rate of exchange - the charge for exchanging currency of one country for currency of another
excursion rate - a reduced rate for a round-trip ticket
footage - a rate of charging by the linear foot of work done
linage, lineage - a rate of payment for written material that is measured according to the number of lines submitted
room rate - the rate charged daily for a hotel room
3.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
fastness, swiftness, speed - a rate (usually rapid) at which something happens; "the project advanced with gratifying speed"
beat - a regular rate of repetition; "the cox raised the beat"
celerity, rapidity, rapidness, speediness, quickness - a rate that is rapid
deliberateness, unhurriedness, slowness, deliberation - a rate demonstrating an absence of haste or hurry
sluggishness - the pace of things that move relatively slowly; "the sluggishness of the economy"; "the sluggishness of the compass in the Arctic cold"
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
Verb1.rate - assign a rank or rating to; "how would you rank these students?"; "The restaurant is rated highly in the food guide"
superordinate - place in a superior order or rank; "These two notions are superordinated to a third"
shortlist - put someone or something on a short list
seed - distribute (players or teams) so that outstanding teams or players will not meet in the early rounds
reorder - assign a new order to
subordinate - rank or order as less important or consider of less value; "Art is sometimes subordinated to Science in these schools"
prioritise, prioritize - assign a priority to; "we have too many things to do and must prioritize"
sequence - arrange in a sequence
downgrade - rate lower; lower in value or esteem
upgrade - rate higher; raise in value or esteem
pass judgment, evaluate, 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"
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"
3.rate - estimate the value of; "How would you rate his chances to become President?"; "Gold was rated highly among the Romans"
revalue - value anew; "revalue the German Mark"
appraise, assess, evaluate, valuate, value, measure - 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"

rate

1
noun
1. speed, pace, tempo, velocity, time, measure, gait, frequency The rate at which hair grows can be agonisingly slow.
2. degree, standard, scale, proportion, percentage, ratio bank accounts paying above the average rate of interest
3. charge, price, cost, fee, tax, figure, dues, duty, hire, toll, tariff specially reduced rates
verb
1. evaluate, consider, rank, reckon, class, value, measure, regard, estimate, count, grade, assess, weigh, esteem, classify, appraise, adjudge The film was rated excellent by 90 per cent of children.
2. (Slang) think highly of, value, respect, admire, esteem It's flattering to know other clubs seem to rate me.
3. deserve, merit, be entitled to, be worthy of, be deserving of, have a claim to Her attire did not rate a second glance.
at any rate in any case, anyway, nevertheless, anyhow, at all events Well, at any rate, let me thank you for all you did.

rate 1

verb
1. To make a judgment as to the worth or value of:
2. To assign to a class or classes:
3. Informal. To acquire as a result of one's behavior or effort:

rate 2

verb
To reprimand loudly or harshly:
Informal: tell off.
Idioms: give hell to, give it to.
Translations
سُرْعَهضَريبَهمُسْتَوىمُعَدَّلمُعَدِّل
rychlostsazbatarifbýt ceněnhodnotit
hastighedkommuneskatprocentregnessats
luokitellatahti
ocijenitistopa
helyi adóráta
hlutfall, prósentahraîimetaskatturtaxti
割合年収成長率日給時給
비율평가하다
keitimo kursaskomunalinis mokestisnormareitingasšiuo atveju
ātrumsdaudzumsīpašuma nodokliskoeficientslikme
rată
byť hodnotenýhodnotiťsadzbatarifa
hitrostodstotekstopnjatarifa
hastighetklassa
ประเมินอัตรา
oranoranlamaksaptanmış ücretsaymaksürat
đánh giátốc độ

rate

1 [reɪt]
A. N
1. (= proportion, ratio) birth rateíndice m or tasa f de natalidad, natalidad f
death rateíndice m or tasa f de mortalidad, mortalidad f
the failure/success rate for this exam is highel índice de suspensos/aprobados en este examen es alto
at a rate ofa razón de
it is increasing at a or the rate of 5% a yearestá aumentando a razón de un 5% al año
at a or the rate of three a minutea razón de tres por minuto
see also crime, divorce D
see also first-rate, second-rate, third-rate, metabolic, suicide
2. (= speed) (gen) → velocidad f; [of work] → ritmo m
the population is growing at an alarming ratela población crece a una velocidad alarmante
at any rate (= at least) → al menos, por lo menos; (= anyway) → en todo caso
he is the least appealing, to me at any ratees el menos atractivo, al menos or por lo menos para mí
I don't know what happened, at any rate she didn't turn upno sé lo que pasó, el caso es que or en todo caso no se presentó
rate of climb (Aer) → velocidad f de subida
rate of flow [of electricity, water] → velocidad f de flujo
at a rate of knots [of person, vehicle] → a toda pastilla
at this ratea este paso
if things go on at this ratesi las cosas siguen marchando a este paso
at the rate you're going, you'll be dead before longal paso que vas no vas a durar mucho
see also growth B
see also heart B
3. (= price) (for tickets) → precio m; [of hotel, telephone service] → tarifa f
there is a reduced rate for children under 12a los niños menores de 12 años se les hace un descuento, hay una tarifa reducida para niños menores de 12 años
calls cost 36p per minute cheap rateel precio de la llamada es de 36 peniques el minuto, dentro de la tarifa barata
they were paid a rate of £5 an hourles pagaban a razón de 5 libras la hora
the rate for the jobel sueldo que corresponde al trabajo
rates of paysueldos mpl
see also postage, postal, peak C
see also standard C
4. (Fin) [of stocks] → cotización f
bank ratetipo m de interés bancario
exchange rate, rate of exchange(tipo m de) cambio m
inflation rate, rate of inflationtasa f de inflación
interest rate, rate of interesttipo m or tasa f de interés
rate of returntasa f de rentabilidad or rendimiento
see also basic, fixed-rate, mortgage, tax
5. rates (Brit) (formerly) (= local tax) → contribución fsing municipal, impuesto msing municipal
we pay £900 in ratespagamos 900 libras de contribuciones
see also water D
B. VT
1. (= rank) how do you rate her?¿qué opinas de ella?
how do you rate his performance on a scale of one to ten?¿cuántos puntos le darías a su actuación en una escala del uno al diez?
she is rated fifth in the worldocupa el quinto lugar en la clasificación mundial
to rate sth/sb highly I rate the book highlytengo muy buena opinión del libro
I rate him highlylo tengo en muy alta estima
the most highly rated player in English footballel jugador mejor considerado del fútbol inglés
see also X-rated, zero-rated
2. (= consider, regard) → considerar
I rate him among my friendsle considero un amigo
I rate him among my best three pupilslo tengo por uno de mis tres mejores alumnos
most rated it a hitla mayoría de la gente lo consideraba un éxito
I rate myself as fairly fitconsidero que estoy bastante en forma
3. (= regard as good) I don't rate your chancescreo que tienes pocas posibilidades
he didn't rate the movie at allno concedió ningún mérito a la película
I don't rate him (as a composer)no le valoro (como compositor)
4. (= deserve) → merecer(se)
I think he rates a pass (mark)creo que (se) merece un aprobado
it didn't rate a mentionno lo consideraron digno de mención
in those crowded streets he wouldn't rate a second glanceen esas calles llenas de gente pasaría desapercibido
5. (Brit) (for local tax) [+ property] → tasar, valorar (at en)
C. VI
1. (= perform, measure up) how did he rate?¿qué tal lo hizo?, ¿qué tal se portó?
2.
to rate as it must rate as one of the most boring films arounddebe de estar considerada una de las películas más aburridas del momento
D. CPD rate rebate N (Brit) (formerly) → devolución f de contribución municipal

rate

2 [reɪt] VT (liter) → regañar, reñir

rate

[ˈreɪt]
n
(= speed) → vitesse f
the rate at which hair grows → la vitesse à laquelle les cheveux poussent
at a rate of 60 kph → à une vitesse de 60 km/h
the rate of change → le rythme du changement
at this rate → à ce train
at that rate → à ce train
(= ratio, level) → taux m
the divorce rate → le taux de divorce
a high rate of interest → un taux d'intérêt élevé
success rate → taux de succès
failure rate → taux d'échec
at a rate of two a week → à un rythme de deux par semaine heart rate, pulse rate
(= price) → tarif m
There are reduced rates for students → Il y a des tarifs réduits pour les étudiants.
at any rate (= anyhow) → en tout cas
vt
(= consider) → considérer
He is rated the best → Il est considéré comme le meilleur.
They rate themselves the most responsible → Ils se considèrent les plus responsables.
How do you rate him? → Qu'est-ce que vous pensez de lui?
How would you rate him, on a scale from 1 to 10?
BUT Comment le classeriez-vous sur une échelle de un à 10?; Quelle note lui donneriez-vous sur 10?.
to rate sb/sth as → considérer qn/qch comme
Their goalkeeper was rated as the best in the country → Leur gardien de but était considéré comme le meilleur du pays.
to rate sb/sth among → classer qn/qch parmi
to rate sth among → classer qch parmi
to rate sb highly → avoir une haute opinion de qn
to rate sth highly → avoir une haute opinion de qch, faire grand cas de qch
to rate sth very highly → faire beaucoup de cas de qch
Looks are never rated very highly → On ne fait jamais beaucoup de cas de l'apparence extérieure.
(British) (= think highly of) → apprécier
(= rank) → classer
to be rated number one in the world → être classé(e) numéro 1 mondial
(= deserve) → mériter
[+ film] → classer rates
npl (British)
business rates → taxe f professionnelle
(formerly) (= local tax on property) → taxe f d'habitationrateable value ratable value [ˌreɪtəbəlˈvæljuː] n (British)valeur f locative imposablerate-capping [ˈreɪtkæpɪŋ] n (British) (formerly)plafonnement m de la taxe d'habitationrate of exchange n (ECONOMICS)taux m du change, cours m du changerate of flow ndébit mrate of growth n (ECONOMICS)taux m de croissancerate of return n (ECONOMICS)rendement m

rate

1
n
(= ratio, proportion, frequency)Rate f; (= speed)Tempo nt; the failure rate on this coursedie Durchfallrate or -quote bei diesem Kurs; the failure rate for small businessesdie Zahl der Konkurse bei Kleinunternehmen; at the or a rate of 100 litres (Brit) or liters (US) an hour/14 feet per minute(in einem Tempo von) 100 Liter pro Stunde/14 Fuß pro Minute; rate of climb (Aviat) → Steigleistung f; rate of consumptionVerbrauch m; rate of flow (of water, electricity)Fluss m; pulse ratePuls m; at a great or terrific (inf) rate, at a rate of knots (inf)in irrsinnigem Tempo (inf); (move also) → mit hundert Sachen (inf); if you continue at this rate (lit, fig)wenn du so weitermachst, wenn du in diesem Tempo weitermachst; at his rate of workingbei seinem Arbeitstempo; at the rate you’re going you’ll be dead before longwenn du so weitermachst, bist du bald unter der Erde; at any rateauf jeden Fall; at that rate, I suppose I’ll have to agreewenn das so ist, muss ich wohl zustimmen
(Comm, Fin) → Satz m; (St Ex) → Kurs m; rate of exchangeWechselkurs m; what’s the rate at the moment?wie steht der Kurs momentan?; what’s the rate of pay?wie hoch ist der Satz (für die Bezahlung)?; rate of interestZinssatz m; rate of taxationSteuersatz m; rate of pay for overtimeSatz mfür Überstunden; postage/advertising/insurance ratesPost-/Werbe-/Versicherungsgebühren pl; there is a reduced rate for childrenKinderermäßigung wird gewährt; basic salary rateGrundgehaltssatz m; to pay somebody at the rate of £10 per hourjdm einen Stundenlohn von £ 10 bezahlen
rates pl (dated Brit: = municipal tax) → Gemeindesteuern pl, → Kommunalsteuern pl; rates and taxesKommunal- und Staatssteuern pl; rate(s) officeGemeindesteueramt nt ? water rate
vt
(= estimate value or worth of)(ein)schätzen; to rate somebody/something among …jdn/etw zu … zählen or rechnen; how does he rate that film?was hält er von dem Film?; to rate somebody/something as somethingjdn/etw für etw halten; he is generally rated as a great statesmaner gilt allgemein als großer Staatsmann; to rate somebody/something highlyjdn/etw hoch einschätzen; Shearer was rated at £1,000,000Shearers Preis wurde auf £ 1.000.000 geschätzt
(Brit Local Government) → veranlagen; a shop rated at £1,000 per annumein Laden, dessen steuerbarer Wert £ 1.000 pro Jahr ist
(= deserve)verdienen; does this hotel rate 3 stars?verdient dieses Hotel 3 Sterne?; I think he rates a pass (mark)ich finde, seine Leistung kann man mit „ausreichend“ oder besser bewerten
(inf: = think highly of) → gut finden (inf); I really/don’t really rate himich finde ihn wirklich gut/mag ihn nicht besonders
vi (= be classed) to rate as …gelten als …; to rate among …zählen zu; reading does not rate highly among young peoplevom Lesen halten die jungen Leute nicht viel

rate

[reɪt]
1. n
a. (ratio) → tasso, percentuale f; (speed) → velocità f inv
at a rate of 60 kph → alla velocità di 60 km all'ora
at a great rate, at a rate of knots (fam) → a tutta velocità
rate of growth → tasso di crescita
at a steady rate → a un ritmo costante
birth/death rate → tasso or indice m di natalità/di mortalità
failure rate → percentuale f dei bocciati
rate of flow/consumption → flusso/consumo medio
rate of reaction (Chem) → velocità f inv di reazione
pulse rate → frequenza delle pulsazioni
at this rate → di questo passo, con questo ritmo
at any rate → in or ad ogni modo, comunque
b. (price, charge) → tariffa (Comm, Fin) → tasso
at a rate of 5% per annum → al tasso (annuo) del 5%
postage rates → tariffe postali
insurance rates → premi mpl assicurativi
rate of exchange → tasso di cambio
rate of pay → compenso medio
bank rate → tasso d'interesse bancario
see also rates
2. vt (evaluate, appraise) → valutare
to rate sb/sth highly → stimare molto qn/qc
how do you rate that film? → cosa pensi di quel film?
I rate it as one of the best → lo considero uno fra i migliori
3. vi it rates as one of the worstè fra i peggiori
to rate sb/sth among → annoverare qn/qc tra
how does it rate among the critics? → che cosa ne hanno detto i critici?

rate

(reit) noun
1. the number of occasions within a given period of time when something happens or is done. a high (monthly) accident rate in a factory.
2. the number or amount of something (in relation to something else); a ratio. There was a failure rate of one pupil in ten in the exam.
3. the speed with which something happens or is done. He works at a tremendous rate; the rate of increase/expansion.
4. the level (of pay), cost etc (of or for something). What is the rate of pay for this job?
5. (usually in plural) a tax, especially, in United Kingdom, paid by house-owners etc to help with the running of their town etc.
verb
to estimate or be estimated, with regard to worth, merit, value etc. I don't rate this book very highly; He doesn't rate very highly as a dramatist in my estimation.
ˈrating noun
1. (usually in plural) the position of importance, popularity etc (of a person, thing etc). This television programme has had some very bad ratings recently.
2. an ordinary sailor, as opposed to an officer.
at this/that rate
if this or if that is the case; if this or if that continues. He says that he isn't sure whether we'll be allowed to finish, but at that rate we might as well not start.
rate of exchange
the relative values of the currencies of two or more countries. I want to change some dollars into francs – what is the rate of exchange?

rate

مُعَدِّل, يُقَدِّرُ pokládat, rychlost hastighed, vurdere som bewerten, Rate αποτιμώ, ρυθμός considerar, ritmo luokitella, tahti classer, taux ocijeniti, stopa tasso, valutare 割合, 評価する 비율, 평가하다 beoordelen, snelheid takt, vurdere ocenić, tempo classificar, velocidade норма, оценивать hastighet, klassa ประเมิน, อัตรา oran, oranlamak đánh giá, tốc độ 比率, 评估

rate

n. tasa, índice;
at any ___de todos modos; no obstante;
at the ___ ofa razón de;
birth ______ de natalidad;
death ___índice de mortinatalidad;
case fatality ___índice de letalidad de casos;
flow ______ de flujo;
intrinsic ___frecuencia intrínseca;
v. estimar, evaluar, tasar.

rate

n tasa, frecuencia; basal metabolic — tasa metabólica basal; birth — tasa de natalidad, natalidad f; death — tasa de mortalidad, mortalidad f; erythrocyte sedimentation rate — (ESR) velocidad f de sedimentación globular (VSG); heart — frecuencia cardíaca; infant mortality — tasa de mortalidad infantil; respiratory — frecuencia respiratoria; success — tasa or índice m de éxito
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At any rate, his skill reminds him of the woman he did not like, and so he
At any rate, that is happiness; to be dissolved into something complete and great.
Edna wondered if they had all gone mad, to be talking and clamoring at that rate.
Here their progress was less interrupted; and the instant the guide perceived that the females could command their steeds, he moved on, at a pace between a trot and a walk, and at a rate which kept the sure- footed and peculiar animals they rode at a fast yet easy amble.
At that rate, keeping Spear out of prison would cost a thousand dollars.
I know not that l especially needed the lesson, either in the way of warning or rebuke; but at any rate, I learned it thoroughly: nor, it gives me pleasure to reflect, did the truth, as it came home to my perception, ever cost me a pang, or require to be thrown off in a sigh.
They were all listening now, and of course there was somebody to be arch, or at any rate to draw the inference.
At any rate, I made up my mind that if it so turned out that we should sleep together, he must undress and get into bed before I did.
At any rate, it is pleasant to read about whales through their own spectacles, as you may say.
I am aware that these vast bodies of ice do not travel at the same rate of speed; while the Gorner Glacier makes less than an inch a day, the Unter-Aar Glacier makes as much as eight; and still other glaciers are said to go twelve, sixteen, and even twenty inches a day.
At any rate, this whole fiendish transaction was soon hushed up.
Jaggers, bending forward to look at the ground, and then throwing his head back to look at the ceiling, "what do you suppose you are living at the rate of?