Definitions of rate

The word rate uses 4 letters:aert.

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v. t. & i. - To chide with vehemence; to scold; to censure violently. 2

n. - Established portion or measure; fixed allowance. 2

n. - That which is established as a measure or criterion; degree; standard; rank; proportion; ratio; as, a slow rate of movement; rate of interest is the ratio of the interest to the principal, per annum. 2

n. - Valuation; price fixed with relation to a standard; cost; charge; as, high or low rates of transportation. 2

n. - A tax or sum assessed by authority on property for public use, according to its income or value; esp., in England, a local tax; as, parish rates; town rates. 2

n. - Order; arrangement. 2

n. - Ratification; approval. 2

n. - The gain or loss of a timepiece in a unit of time; as, daily rate; hourly rate; etc. 2

n. - The order or class to which a war vessel belongs, determined according to its size, armament, etc.; as, first rate, second rate, etc. 2

n. - The class of a merchant vessel for marine insurance, determined by its relative safety as a risk, as A1, A2, etc. 2

v. t. - To set a certain estimate on; to value at a certain price or degree. 2

v. t. - To assess for the payment of a rate or tax. 2

v. t. - To settle the relative scale, rank, position, amount, value, or quality of; as, to rate a ship; to rate a seaman; to rate a pension. 2

v. t. - To ratify. 2

v. i. - To be set or considered in a class; to have rank; as, the ship rates as a ship of the line. 2

v. i. - To make an estimate. 2

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