Rate

  • 41rate — 01. The [rate] of technological change in our society can be somewhat alarming at times. 02. What is the current exchange [rate] for American dollars? 03. The heart of a healthy person generally beats at the [rate] of about 60 times per minute.… …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 42RATE — s. f. T. d Anat. Viscère mou, situé dans l hypocondre gauche, entre l estomac et les fausses côtes. Avoir la rate gonflée, opilée, obstruée. Désopiler la rate. Avoir mal à la rate. Avoir des vapeurs de rate. Un mal de rate. Désopilation de rate.… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)

  • 43rate — 1. n. & v. n. 1 a stated numerical proportion between two sets of things (the second usu. expressed as unity), esp. as a measure of amount or degree (moving at a rate of 50 miles per hour) or as the basis of calculating an amount or value (rate… …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 44rate — I. /reɪt / (say rayt) noun 1. a certain quantity or amount of one thing considered in relation to a unit of another thing and used as a standard or measure: at the rate of 60 kilometres an hour. 2. a fixed charge per unit of quantity: a rate of… …

    Australian-English dictionary

  • 45rate — I [[t]reɪt[/t]] n. v. rat•ed, rat•ing 1) the amount of a charge or payment with reference to some basis of calculation: a high rate of interest on loans[/ex] 2) a certain amount of one thing considered in relation to a unit of another thing: at… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 46RATE — n. f. T. d’Anatomie Viscère mou, situé dans l’hypocondre gauche, entre l’estomac et les fausses côtes. Avoir la rate gonflée, dilatée, obstruée. Avoir mal à la rate. Une maladie de la rate. Les globules rouges du sang se forment et se détruisent… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)

  • 47rate — {{11}}rate (n.) estimated value or worth, early 15c., from M.Fr. rate price, value, from M.L. rata (pars) fixed (amount), from L. rata fixed, settled, fem. pp. of reri to reckon, think (see REASON (Cf. reason) (n.)). Meaning degree of speed (prop …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 48rate — /reɪt/ noun 1. money charged for time worked or work completed 2. the value of one currency against another ● What is today’s rate or the current rate for the dollar? ♦ to calculate costs on a fixed exchange rate to calculate costs on an exchange …

    Marketing dictionary in english

  • 49rate — /reɪt/ noun 1. the money charged for time worked or work completed 2. an amount of money paid, e.g. as interest or dividend (shown as a percentage) 3. the value of one currency against another ● What is today’s rate or the current rate for the… …

    Dictionary of banking and finance

  • 50Rate — Teilzahlung; Abzahlung; Abschlag; Quote; Teilbetrag; Anteil; Satz; Tarif * * * Ra|te [ ra:tə], die; , n: 1. in regelmäßigen Zeitabständen zu zahlender Teilbetrag einer größeren Geldsumme: die nächste Rate ist am 1. Juli fällig; etwas a …

    Universal-Lexikon

  • 51rate — 1. A record of the measurement of an event or process in terms of its relation to some fixed standard; measurement is expressed as the ratio of one quantity to another ( e.g., velocity, distance per unit …

    Medical dictionary

  • 52Rate — Als Rate bezeichnet man im mathematischen und physikalischen Zusammenhang eine auf eine Zeiteinheit bezogene Messgröße, eine so genannte Stromgröße. Sie kann eine relative oder eine absolute Größe beschreiben. Im Finanzwesen wird mit Rate eine… …

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  • 53rate — Synonyms and related words: VAT, abuse, account, ad valorem duty, admonish, alcohol tax, alphabetize, amount, amusement tax, analyze, antecede, anyhow, anyway, apportion, appraise, appreciate, arithmetical proportion, arrange, assay, assess,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 54rate — 1. noun 1) a fixed rate of interest Syn: percentage, ratio, proportion; scale, standard, level 2) an hourly rate of $30 Syn: charge, price, cost, tariff, fare, levy …

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  • 55rate — 1. noun 1) a fixed rate of interest Syn: percentage, ratio, proportion, scale, standard 2) an hourly rate of £30 Syn: charge, price, cost, tariff, fare, fee …

    Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

  • 56rate — Verb: To estimate value or capability; to classify. A price of valuation. A unit by which a calculation is made, as rate of interest; rate of speed; rate of growth; or rate of exchange. The charge imposed by a common carrier. 13 Am J2d Car §§ 105 …

    Ballentine's law dictionary

  • 57Räte — Reichsversammlung der Arbeiter und Soldatenräte am 16. Dezember 1918 Die Arbeiter und Soldatenräte waren in der Novemberrevolution 1918 Organe der Selbstverwaltung in den Städten, in denen sich Arbeiter und Soldaten erhoben, um die eben… …

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  • 58rate — 1. noun /ɹeɪt/ a) The proportional relationship between one amount, value etc. and another. There shall no figure at such rate be set, / As that of true and faithfull Iuliet. b) The price of (an individual) thing; cost. At the height of his… …

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  • 59Rate — Recorded as Rait, Raith, Raitt, Rate, Rathe and possibly others, this is a medieval Scottish surname. It derives from the ancient Gaelic word rath meaning a small fortress, and hence a man who lived at such a place. As there were many such small… …

    Surnames reference

  • 60rate — English has two words rate. The commoner, ‘relative quantity’ [15], comes via Old French rate from medieval Latin rata ‘calculated, fixed’, as used in the expression pro rata parte ‘according to a fixed part, proportionally’. This was the… …

    The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins