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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.]
Translations

rated

adj
(Brit) propertykommunalsteuerpflichtig
(Tech) → Nenn-; rated output/powerNennleistung f
References in classic literature ?
The first affirmed, "the justest method would be, to lay a certain tax upon vices and folly; and the sum fixed upon every man to be rated, after the fairest manner, by a jury of his neighbours.
But constancy, chastity, good sense, and good nature, were not rated, because they would not bear the charge of collecting.
Most larger insurers are rated by more than one service, although few are rated by all.
Class M-10 rated 'BBB-' is placed on Rating Watch Negative.
The commodity swap counterparty - The Royal Bank of Scotland plc (RBS), rated 'AA+/F1+' with a Stable Outlook by Fitch;
The classes 3-B-1 through 3-B-6 certificates are not rated by Fitch.