- a measure, quantity, or frequency, typically one measured against some other quantity or measure；the speed with which something moves, happens, or changes
- assign a standard or value to (something) according to a particular scale；assign a standard, optimal, or limiting rating to (a piece of equipment)
verb: rate, 3rd person present: rates, gerund or present participle: rating, past tense: rated, past participle: rated
noun: rate, plural noun: rates
- 1. a measure, quantity, or frequency, typically one measured against some other quantity or measure the crime rate rose by 26 percent
- ▪ the speed with which something moves, happens, or changes your heart rate 同義詞
- 2. a fixed price paid or charged for something, especially goods or services advertising rates the basic rate of pay 同義詞
- ▪ the amount of a charge or payment expressed as a percentage of some other amount, or as a basis of calculation you'll find our current interest rate very competitive 同義詞
- ▪ (in the UK) a tax on land and buildings paid to the local authority by a business, and formerly also by occupants of private property.
- 1. assign a standard or value to (something) according to a particular scale they were asked to rate their ability at different driving maneuvers the hotel, rated four star, had no hot water and no sink plugs 同義詞
- ▪ assign a standard, optimal, or limiting rating to (a piece of equipment) its fuel economy is rated at 25 miles a gallon in the city
- ▪ assess the value of (a property) for the purpose of levying a local tax.
- 2. consider to be of a certain quality, standard, or rank the program has been rated a great success he rates the company's stock a “buy.” 同義詞
- ▪ be regarded in a specified way Jeff still rates as one of the nicest people I have ever met
- ▪ be worthy of; merit the ambassador rated a bulletproof car and a police escort 同義詞