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Meaning of "rate" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD RATE

From Old French, from Medieval Latin rata, from Latin prō ratā parte according to a fixed proportion, from ratus fixed, from rērī to think, decide.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF RATE

rate  [reɪt] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF RATE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Rate is a verb and can also act as a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb rate in English.

WHAT DOES RATE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of rate in the English dictionary

The first definition of rate in the dictionary is a quantity or amount considered in relation to or measured against another quantity or amount. Other definition of rate is a price or charge with reference to a standard or scale. Rate is also a charge made per unit for a commodity, service, etc.


CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO RATE

PRESENT

Present
I rate
you rate
he/she/it rates
we rate
you rate
they rate
Present continuous
I am rating
you are rating
he/she/it is rating
we are rating
you are rating
they are rating
Present perfect
I have rated
you have rated
he/she/it has rated
we have rated
you have rated
they have rated
Present perfect continuous
I have been rating
you have been rating
he/she/it has been rating
we have been rating
you have been rating
they have been rating
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I rated
you rated
he/she/it rated
we rated
you rated
they rated
Past continuous
I was rating
you were rating
he/she/it was rating
we were rating
you were rating
they were rating
Past perfect
I had rated
you had rated
he/she/it had rated
we had rated
you had rated
they had rated
Past perfect continuous
I had been rating
you had been rating
he/she/it had been rating
we had been rating
you had been rating
they had been rating
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will rate
you will rate
he/she/it will rate
we will rate
you will rate
they will rate
Future continuous
I will be rating
you will be rating
he/she/it will be rating
we will be rating
you will be rating
they will be rating
Future perfect
I will have rated
you will have rated
he/she/it will have rated
we will have rated
you will have rated
they will have rated
Future perfect continuous
I will have been rating
you will have been rating
he/she/it will have been rating
we will have been rating
you will have been rating
they will have been rating
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would rate
you would rate
he/she/it would rate
we would rate
you would rate
they would rate
Conditional continuous
I would be rating
you would be rating
he/she/it would be rating
we would be rating
you would be rating
they would be rating
Conditional perfect
I would have rate
you would have rate
he/she/it would have rate
we would have rate
you would have rate
they would have rate
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been rating
you would have been rating
he/she/it would have been rating
we would have been rating
you would have been rating
they would have been rating
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you rate
we let´s rate
you rate
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to rate
Past participle
rated
Present Participle
rating
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH RATE


affiliate
əˈfɪlɪˌeɪt
appreciate
əˈpriːʃɪˌeɪt
associate
əˈsəʊʃɪˌeɪt
create
kriːˈeɪt
date
deɪt
debate
dɪˈbeɪt
donate
dəʊˈneɪt
eight
eɪt
estate
ɪˈsteɪt
estimate
ˈɛstɪˌmeɪt
gate
ɡeɪt
generate
ˈdʒɛnəˌreɪt
great
ɡreɪt
hate
heɪt
Kate
keɪt
Kuwait
kʊˈweɪt
late
leɪt
mate
meɪt
out-of-state
ˈaʊtəvˌsteɪt
participate
pɑːˈtɪsɪˌpeɪt

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE RATE

ratchet wheel
rate collector
rate of exchange
rate of flow
rate of growth
rate of return
rate rebate
rate-cap
rate-capped
rate-capping
rateability
rateable
rateable value
rateableness
rateably
rateen
ratel
ratemeter
ratepayer
rater

WORDS THAT END LIKE RATE

accurate
appropriate
at any rate
certificate
chocolate
corporate
exclusive OR gate
graduate
in the aggregate
inaccurate
inappropriate
on a plate
private
real estate
separate
state
template
translate
ultimate
up to date

Synonyms and antonyms of rate in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «RATE»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «rate» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of rate

Translation of «rate» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF RATE

Find out the translation of rate to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of rate from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «rate» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

比率
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

ritmo
570 millions of speakers

English

rate
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

दर
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

مُعَدِّل
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

норма
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

velocidade
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

হার
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

taux
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Kadar
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Rate
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

割合
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

비율
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Tingkat
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

tốc độ
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

விகிதம்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

दर
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

oran
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

tasso
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

tempo
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

швидкість
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

viteza
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ρυθμός
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

koers
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

hastighet
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

takt
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of rate

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «RATE»

The term «rate» is very widely used and occupies the 1.318 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «RATE» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about rate

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10 QUOTES WITH «RATE»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word rate.
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Douglas Adams
You live and learn. At any rate, you live.
2
Julian Assange
I saw that publishing all over the world was deeply constrained by self-censorship, economics and political censorship, while the military-industrial complex was growing at a tremendous rate, and the amount of information that it was collecting about all of us vastly exceeded the public imagination.
3
Abdul Aziz Al Ghurair
No nation has embraced Total Quality Management, e-commerce and e-government with greater enthusiasm than Dubai. Such innovations have given Dubai a competitive edge and an accelerated growth rate that few could match.
4
Mozah bint Nasser Al Missned
Sixty-six percent is the literacy rate in the Arab world. We have 58 million illiterate among adults in our part of the world.
5
Xavier Becerra
Diabetes occurs at twice the rate in the African American community as it does in white Americans.
6
Seth Berkley
Investments in immunization yield a rate of return on a par with educating our children - and higher than nearly any other development intervention.
7
Marsha Blackburn
Our tax policies, the tax relief and reform we passed in 2003 and 2005, helped get government out of the way of America's entrepreneurs, and our unemployment rate is now lower than it was in the 1970s, the 1980s, and the 1990s.
8
Steve Carell
A healthy body means a healthy mind. You get your heart rate up, and you get the blood flowing through your body to your brain. Look at Albert Einstein. He rode a bicycle. He was also an early student of Jazzercise. You never saw Einstein lift his shirt, but he had a six-pack under there.
9
John Catsimatidis
Grocery stores can't afford to pay $80 a square foot. At that rate, we are going out of business.
10
Laura Chinchilla
Women continue receiving less salary for the same kind of job. Women have a higher unemployment rate in our country. When you analyze the composition of poverty, you will find that most of the families in poverty are being run by a woman.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «RATE»

Discover the use of rate in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to rate and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Precision Heart Rate Training
Explains how to use a heart rate monitor to accurately gauge training intensity while walking, running, cycling, skating, circuit training, or multisport training
Ed Burke, 1998
2
Interest Rate Markets: A Practical Approach to Fixed Income
Toward this end, the book discusses the structural drivers and the main players of fixed income markets; explains how to understand and forecast the yield curve and spreads; and elaborates on the trades in cash and derivative products.
Siddhartha Jha, 2011
3
Interest Rate Swaps and Other Derivatives
In this volume, Howard M. Corb further explains the concepts behind interest rate swaps and the derivatives spawned from their success.
Howard Corb, 2013
4
Floating-Rate Securities
Floating-Rate Securities is the only complete resource on "floaters" that fills the information void surrounding these complex securities.
Frank J. Fabozzi, CFA, Steven V. Mann, 2000
5
Age and the Rate of Foreign Language Learning
Examines the ways in which age affects the process and the product of foreign language learning in a school setting. This book presents studies that cover a range of topics, from phonetics to learning strategies.
Carmen Muñoz, 2006
6
Interest Rate Models: An Introduction
"This book provides an excellent introduction to the field of interest-rate modeling for readers at the graduate level with a background in mathematics.
Andrew J. G. Cairns, 2004
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Interest Rate Swaps and Their Derivatives: A Practitioner's ...
Praise for Interest Rate Swaps and Their Derivatives "This is it! I have been looking for a practitioner's guide to interest rate derivatives for over ten years!
Amir Sadr, 2009
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Blood Pressure and Heart Rate Variability: Computer ...
This book aims at providing an updated state of the art on the analysis of blood pressure and heart rate variability from the different perspectives of physiologists, clinicians and engineers by gathering the contributions of experts taken ...
M. Di Rienzo, 1993
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Interest Rate Models - Theory and Practice: With Smile, ...
This work also includes a discussion of historical estimation of the instantaneous correlation matrix and of rank reduction.
Damiano Brigo, Fabio Mercurio, 2007
10
Total Heart Rate Training: Customize and Maximize Your ...
This guide teaches readers how to use the latest tools, including training analysis software and new high-tech intensity measuring devices, for precise training that practically guarantees suc.
Joe Friel, 2009

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «RATE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term rate is used in the context of the following news items.
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Janet Yellen: US rate rise still likely this year
US interest rates are still likely to rise by the end of this year, Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen has said. She also said there were "favourable" prospects for ... «BBC News, Jul 15»
2
Unemployment Rate Falls To 5.3 Percent, But For The Wrong Reason
The economy added 223,000 jobs last month as unemployment fell to its lowest rate since 2008, the Labor Department said Thursday. The jobless rate dipped ... «NPR, Jul 15»
3
Federal Reserve: Rate hike likely before year-end
The fed funds rate influences the cost of borrowing for everything from buying a new home to building a new factory. Since 2008, it has been at virtually zero in ... «Washington Post, Jun 15»
4
Interest rate cut back on the table after Canadian economy shrinks
OTTAWA — Suddenly, interest rates are looking a lot more flexible. With Canada's economy contracting for the first quarter in nearly four years, and by the most ... «Financial Post, May 15»
5
Yellen Says Fed on Course for 2015 Rate Rise Even After Slowdown
A first-quarter economic chill won't deter the Federal Reserve from its plan to raise interest rates this year, Chair Janet Yellen said, assuring investors that the ... «Bloomberg, May 15»
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5 banks guilty of rate-rigging, pay more than $5B
Five major banks Wednesday agreed to plead guilty to criminal charges and pay more than $5.5 billion in collective penalties to settle charges their traders ... «USA TODAY, May 15»
7
Federal Reserve keeps interest rates at record low
The US Federal Reserve has kept its target interest rate at a record low at the end of a two-day policy meeting in Washington, DC. The US central bank has ... «BBC News, Apr 15»
8
Reserve bank keeps interest rates on hold at 2.25% – as it happened
“A lower exchange rate is likely to be needed to achieve balanced growth in the economy”. This would indicate that the bank expects the dollar should fall below ... «The Guardian, Apr 15»
9
Chart: What's the real unemployment rate?
A number of economists look past the "main" unemployment rate to a different figure the Bureau of Labor Statistics calls "U-6," which it defines as "total ... «CNBC, Apr 15»
10
Note of caution from Federal Reserve as US moves to raising rates
After more than six years of keeping interest rates near zero, the U.S. Federal Reserve is laying the groundwork to begin increasing its benchmark. «The Globe and Mail, Mar 15»

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