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  1. rate
    IPA[rāt]
  2. noun

    verb

    • 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
    • 2. 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
    • 3. assess the value of (a property) for the purpose of levying a local tax.

    • 4. 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.”
      Synonym : consider to be, judge to be, reckon to be, think to be, hold to be, deem to be, find to be, regard, account, esteem, mark down as, look on, count
    • 5. be regarded in a specified way:

      Jeff still rates as one of the nicest people I have ever met
    • 6. be worthy of; merit:

      the ambassador rated a bulletproof car and a police escort
      Synonym : merit, deserve, warrant, be worthy of, be worth, be entitled to, be deserving of, have a claim to, have a right to
  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: rate, plural noun: rates

    • v.: verb: rate, 3rd person present: rates, gerund or present participle: rating, past tense: rated, past participle: rated

    • verb

      scold (someone) angrily:
    • verb

      variant spelling of ret
    • noun

      a measure, quantity, or frequency, typically one measured against another quantity or measure:

      the speed with which something moves or happens:

    • verb

      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

      variant spelling of ret
    • verb

      scold (someone) angrily:
    • noun

      a classification or ranking of someone or something based on a comparative assessment of their quality, standard, or performance:

      the estimated audience size of a particular television or radio program:

    • noun

      an angry reprimand:
    • noun

      a classification or ranking of someone or something based on a comparative assessment of their quality, standard, or performance:

      the estimated audience size of a particular television or radio programme:

    • noun

      an angry reprimand:
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