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de·rate

 (dē-rāt′)
tr.v. de·rat·ed, de·rat·ing, de·rates
1. To lower the rating of (a device), especially because of a deterioration in efficiency or quality.
2. To lower the financial rating of (a corporation, for example).

[de- + rate.]

derate

(diːˈreɪt)
vb
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (tr) Brit to assess the value of (some types of property, such as agricultural land) at a lower rate than others for local taxation
deˈrating n

derate


Past participle: derated
Gerund: derating

Imperative
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Present
I derate
you derate
he/she/it derates
we derate
you derate
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Preterite
I derated
you derated
he/she/it derated
we derated
you derated
they derated
Present Continuous
I am derating
you are derating
he/she/it is derating
we are derating
you are derating
they are derating
Present Perfect
I have derated
you have derated
he/she/it has derated
we have derated
you have derated
they have derated
Past Continuous
I was derating
you were derating
he/she/it was derating
we were derating
you were derating
they were derating
Past Perfect
I had derated
you had derated
he/she/it had derated
we had derated
you had derated
they had derated
Future
I will derate
you will derate
he/she/it will derate
we will derate
you will derate
they will derate
Future Perfect
I will have derated
you will have derated
he/she/it will have derated
we will have derated
you will have derated
they will have derated
Future Continuous
I will be derating
you will be derating
he/she/it will be derating
we will be derating
you will be derating
they will be derating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been derating
you have been derating
he/she/it has been derating
we have been derating
you have been derating
they have been derating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been derating
you will have been derating
he/she/it will have been derating
we will have been derating
you will have been derating
they will have been derating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been derating
you had been derating
he/she/it had been derating
we had been derating
you had been derating
they had been derating
Conditional
I would derate
you would derate
he/she/it would derate
we would derate
you would derate
they would derate
Past Conditional
I would have derated
you would have derated
he/she/it would have derated
we would have derated
you would have derated
they would have derated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.derate - lower the rated electrical capability of electrical apparatus
lour, lower - set lower; "lower a rating"; "lower expectations"
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