NOUN | time | rate | a magnitude or frequency relative to a time unit |
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possession | rate, charge per unit | amount of a charge or payment relative to some basis | |

attribute | rate, pace | the relative speed of progress or change | |

relation | rate | a quantity or amount or measure considered as a proportion of another quantity or amount or measure | |

VERB | cognition | rate, rank, range, order, grade, place | assign a rank or rating to |

stative | rate | be worthy of or have a certain rating | |

cognition | rate, value | estimate the value of |

Sounds | rey't | |
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Rhymes | abate ... welterweight: 559 rhymes with eyt... |

Meaning | A magnitude or frequency relative to a time unit. | |
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Examples | - "they traveled at a
*rate*of 55 miles per hour" - "the
*rate*of change was faster than expected"
| |

Narrower | acceleration | (physics) a rate of increase of velocity |

attrition rate, rate of attrition | The rate of shrinkage in size or number | |

birthrate, birth rate, fertility, fertility rate, natality | The ratio of live births in an area to the population of that area | |

bits per second, bps | (computer science) the rate at which data is transferred (as by a modem) | |

crime rate | The ratio of crimes in an area to the population of that area | |

data rate | The rate at which circuits or other devices operate when handling digital information | |

deathrate, death rate, mortality, mortality rate, fatality rate | The ratio of deaths in an area to the population of that area | |

deceleration | (physics) a rate of decrease in velocity | |

dose rate | The quantity of radiation absorbed per unit time | |

erythrocyte sedimentation rate, ESR, sedimentation rate, sed rate | The rate at which red blood cells settle out in a tube of blood under standardized conditions | |

flow, flow rate, rate of flow | The amount of fluid that flows in a given time | |

flux | The rate of flow of energy or particles across a given surface | |

frequency, frequence, oftenness | The number of occurrences within a given time period | |

gigahertz, GHz, gigacycle per second, gigacycle, Gc | 1,000,000,000 periods per second | |

growth rate, rate of growth | The rate of increase / increase / increase in size per unit time | |

hertz, Hz, cycle per second, cycles/second, cps, cycle | The unit of frequency | |

inflation rate, rate of inflation | The rate of change of prices / prices (as indicated by a price index) calculated on a monthly or annual basis | |

jerk | (mechanics) the rate of change of acceleration | |

kilohertz, kHz, kilocycle per second, kilocycle, kc | One thousand periods per second | |

kilometers per hour, kilometres per hour, kph, km/h | The ratio of the distance traveled (in kilometers) to the time spent traveling (in hours) | |

knot | (of ships and wind) a unit of speed equal to one nautical mile per hour or about 1.15 statute miles per hour | |

megahertz, MHz, megacycle per second, megacycle, Mc | One million periods per second | |

metabolic rate | Rate of metabolism | |

miles per hour, mph | The ratio of the distance traveled (in miles) to the time spent traveling (in hours) | |

pace, gait | The rate of moving (especially walking or running) | |

pulse, pulse rate, heart rate | The rate at which the heart beats | |

rate of return | The amount returned per unit of time expressed as a percentage of the cost | |

respiratory rate, rate of respiration | The rate at which a person inhales and exhales | |

revolutions per minute, rpm, rev | Rate of revolution of a motor | |

sampling rate | (telecommunication) the frequency of sampling per unit time | |

solar constant | The rate at which radiant solar energy is received at the outer layer of the earth's atmosphere | |

spacing | The time between occurrences of a repeating event | |

speed, velocity | distance travelled per unit time | |

tempo, pace | The rate of some repeating event | |

terahertz, THz | One trillion periods per second | |

words per minute, wpm | The rate at which words are produced (as in speaking or typing) | |

Broader | magnitude relation, quantitative relation | A relation between magnitudes |

Spanish | índice, ritmo, velocidad | |

Catalan | índex, ritme, taxa, velocitat |

Meaning | Amount of a charge or payment relative to some basis. | |
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Example | "a 10-minute phone call at that rate would cost $5" | |

Synonym | charge per unit | |

Narrower | excursion rate | A reduced rate for a round-trip ticket |

footage | A rate of charging by the linear foot of work done | |

freight, freightage, freight rate | The charge for transporting something by common carrier | |

interest rate, rate of interest | The percentage of a sum of money charged for its use | |

linage, lineage | A rate of payment for written material that is measured according to the number of lines submitted | |

pay rate, rate of pay | amount of money received per unit time | |

payment rate, rate of payment, repayment rate, installment rate | The amount of money paid out per unit time | |

rate of depreciation, depreciation rate | The rate at which the value of property is reduced | |

rate of exchange, exchange rate | The charge for exchanging currency of one country for currency of another | |

room rate | The rate charged daily for a hotel room | |

tax rate | Rate used to calculate tax liability | |

Broader | charge | The price charged for some article or service |

Spanish | tarifa, tipo | |

Catalan | tarifa |

Meaning | The relative speed of progress or change. | |
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Examples | - "he works at a great
*rate*" - "the
*pace*of events accelerated"
| |

Synonym | pace | |

Narrower | beat | A regular rate of repetition |

celerity, quickness, rapidity, rapidness, speediness | A rate that is rapid | |

slowness, deliberation, deliberateness, unhurriedness | A rate demonstrating an absence of haste or hurry | |

sluggishness | The pace of things that move relatively slowly | |

speed, swiftness, fastness | A rate (usually rapid) at which something happens | |

Broader | temporal property | A property relating to time |

Spanish | marcha, paso, ritmo, velocidad | |

Catalan | marxa, pas, ritme |

Meaning | A quantity or amount or measure considered as a proportion of another quantity or amount or measure. | |
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Examples | - "the literacy
*rate*" - "the retention
*rate*" - "the dropout
*rate*"
| |

Broader | proportion | The quotient obtained when the magnitude of a part is divided by the magnitude of the whole / whole |

Spanish | tasa |

Meaning | Assign a rank or rating to. | |
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Pattern | Somebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody | |

Model | Sam and Sue rate the movie | |

Example | "The restaurant is rated highly in the food guide" | |

Synonyms | rank, range, order, grade, place | |

Narrower | downgrade | Rate lower |

prioritize, prioritise | Assign a priority to | |

reorder | Assign a new order to | |

seed | Distribute (players or teams) so that outstanding teams or players will not meet in the early rounds | |

sequence | Arrange in a sequence | |

shortlist | put someone or something on a short list | |

subordinate | rank or order as less important or consider of less value | |

superordinate | place in a superior order or rank | |

upgrade | Rate higher | |

Broader | evaluate, pass judgment, judge | form a critical opinion of |

Spanish | clasificarse, clasificar, graduar, ordenar, tasar, valorar | |

Catalan | classificar-se, classificar, graduar, ordenar, taxar, valorar |

Meaning | Be worthy of or have a certain rating. | |
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Pattern | Something ----s Adjective/Noun; Something ----s something | |

Example | "This bond rates highly" | |

Broader | be | Have the quality of being |

Nouns | rating | standing or position on a scale |

Meaning | Estimate the value of. | |
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Pattern | Somebody ----s something | |

Examples | - "How would you
*rate*his chances to become President?" - "Gold was
*rated*highly among the Romans"
| |

Synonym | value | |

Narrower | revalue | Value anew |

Broader | measure, evaluate, valuate, assess, appraise, value | Evaluate or estimate the nature, quality, ability, extent, or significance of |

Spanish | apreciar, tasar, valorar, valorizar | |

Catalan | apreciar, avaluar, taxar, valorar | |

Nouns | rating | act of ascertaining or fixing the value or worth of |

rating | an appraisal of the value of something |

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