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Is it any wonder, why the approval ratings of the Congress go up every time we go into recess?
Robert Byrd

Meaning of "ratings" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF RATINGS

ratings  [ˈreɪtɪŋz] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF RATINGS

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Ratings is 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.

WHAT DOES RATINGS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Rating

A rating is the evaluation or assessment of something, in terms of quality, quantity, or some combination of both. Rating may also refer to: ▪ Credit rating, estimating the credit worthiness of an individual, corporation or country ▪ Fire-resistance rating, the duration for a passive fire protection to withstand a standard fire resistance test ▪ Naval rating, an enlisted member of a country's Navy not conferred by commission or warrant ▪ Health care provider ratings ▪ Performance Rating, in computing, used by AMD ▪ Ranally city rating, a tool used to classify U.S. cities based on economic function ▪ Content rating like the following: ▪ Web content voting, a system where users rate Web content ▪ Rating site, website that allows rating ▪ Reputation system, a score for a set of objects within the community based on a collection of opinions ▪ Telecommunications rating, the calculated cost of a phone call ▪ United States presidential approval rating, a polling term which reflects the approval of the President of the United States...

Definition of ratings in the English dictionary

The definition of ratings in the dictionary is figures based on statistical sampling indicating what proportion of the total listening and viewing audience tune in to a specific programme or network.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH RATINGS


beastings
ˈbiːstɪŋz
beestings
ˈbiːstɪŋz
biestings
ˈbiːstɪŋz
boltings
ˈbɒltɪŋz
cavortings
kəˈvɔːtɪŋz
excerptings
ɛkˈsɜːptɪŋz
fittings
ˈfɪtɪŋz
footings
ˈfʊtɪŋz
Hastings
ˈheɪstɪŋz
hustings
ˈhʌstɪŋz
retrofittings
ˌretrəʊˈfɪtɪŋz
siftings
ˈsɪftɪŋz
skirtings
ˈskɜːtɪŋz
thrustings
ˈθrʌstɪŋz
underwritings
ˈʌndəˌraɪtɪŋz
uprootings
ʌpˈruːtɪŋz
Writings
ˈraɪtɪŋz

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE RATINGS

raticide
ratifiable
ratification
ratified
ratifier
ratifies
ratify
ratine
rating
rating community
ratings war
ratio
ratio scale
ratiocinate
ratiocination
ratiocinative
ratiocinator
ratiocinatory
ration
ration book

WORDS THAT END LIKE RATINGS

bathroom fittings
bearings
crochetings
earnings
evenings
feelings
findings
furnishings
gas fittings
leggings
proceedings
rankings
savings
Springs
strings
surroundings
the Writings
things
wings
with all the trimmings

Synonyms and antonyms of ratings in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «RATINGS»

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

Translation of «ratings» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF RATINGS

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

Translator English - Chinese

评级
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

calificaciones
570 millions of speakers

English

ratings
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

रेटिंग्स
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

تصنيفات
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

рейтинги
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

classificações
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

সৈনিকগণ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

notes
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Penarafan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Bewertungen
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

評価
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

평가
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Ratings
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

xếp hạng
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

மதிப்பீடுகள்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

रेटिंग
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

derecelendirme
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

valutazioni
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

ocen
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

рейтинги
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

evaluări
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

αξιολογήσεις
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

graderings
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

betyg
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

vurderinger
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of ratings

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «RATINGS»

The term «ratings» is very widely used and occupies the 1.289 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «RATINGS» OVER TIME

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

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10 QUOTES WITH «RATINGS»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word ratings.
1
Roone Arledge
One of the reasons why when Elvis dies or the Son of Sam is captured ABC News' ratings go up is because people who don't normally watch news are watching then. The question is, do you want to attract people who don't watch network news or fight over the people who do?
2
Will Arnett
No, Arrested Development was such an amazing experience in every way, and you know it was very unique in that it was a show that received a lot of critical acclaim, and yet we didn't ever achieve the ratings that we wanted.
3
John Avlon
What might be good for ratings can be bad for the country. The hard-core partisans are self-segregating themselves into separate political realities. But the majority of Americans are starting to wake up to the game.
4
Martin Bashir
This was almost two hours of factual documentary. In our audience ratings, barely no one left the programme. The whole of his life is so fascinating and people kept watching for that reason.
5
Leo Bogart
The Great Idea in advertising is far more than the sum of the recognition scores, the ratings and all the other superficial indicators of its success; it is in the realm of myth, to which measurements cannot apply.
6
Robert Byrd
Is it any wonder, why the approval ratings of the Congress go up every time we go into recess?
7
Andrew Card
She's leaving when the president has one of the highest approval ratings on record. From here, it can only go down. And when it does, you know who they're going to blame. They're gonna blame Andy Card!
8
Julie Chen
Slow and steady wins the race. I feel like I know in my bones if we're doing a good job and continue to do a good job, the ratings will come.
9
Connie Chung
I mean, all the ratings wars are silly. But, I mean, someone has to be concerned about the ratings because it means, you know, it translates into revenue.
10
Tim Conway
The reason 'The Carol Burnett Show' did so well in the ratings is because people were looking for that comfort zone when the whole family sat around and watched television and enjoyed it.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «RATINGS»

Discover the use of ratings in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to ratings and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Audience Ratings: Radio, Television, and Cable
First published in 1988. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
Hugh Malcolm Beville, 1988
2
Ratings, Rating Agencies and the Global Financial System
The final section of the volume emphasizes policy issues now facing regulators and credit rating agencies.
Richard M. Levich, Giovanni Majnoni, Carmen Reinhart, 2002
3
The Rating Agencies and Their Credit Ratings: What They Are, ...
This book is a guide to ratings, the ratings industry and the mechanics and economics of obtaining a rating. It sheds light on the role that the agencies play in the international financial markets.
Herwig Langohr, Patricia Langohr, 2010
4
A Century of Sovereign Ratings
This book provides the necessary broad overview, which will be of interest to both economists and investors alike.Chapter 1 presents the main issues that are addressed in this book.
Norbert Gaillard, 2011
5
Tracking the Audience: The Ratings Industry from Analog to ...
With a detailed examination of ratings providers, their methods, and their attempts to adjust to meet new demands a digital age, this volume explains how a standardized broadcast system of audience measurement ratings has evolved, and where ...
Karen Buzzard, 2012
6
Critics, Ratings, and Society: The Sociology of Reviews
Critics, Ratings, and Society is the first comprehensive study of the review as social institution.
Grant Blank, 2007
7
The Uses and Abuses of Presidential Ratings
Debates about the uses of presidential ratings raise important questions about the accuracy of grouping leaders into single categories.
Meenekshi Bose, Mark Landis, 2003
8
A Concise Guide to Orthopaedic and Musculoskeletal ...
Section Two contains rating tables for the upper extremity, lower extremity, spine, pelvis, skin, and pain. Appendices include tables for converting ratings from one body part to another and combining multiple injuries.
Chris E. Wiggins, 2007
9
Credit ratings: methodologies, rationale and default risk
The only title that combines discussion and analysis on the methodologies employed by the major rating agencies together with those actually implemented internally by credit practitioners from financial institutions.
Michael K. Ong, 2002
10
Developing, Validating and Using Internal Ratings: ...
This book will prove to be of great value to bank managers, credit and loan officers, quantitative analysts and advanced students on credit risk management courses. This book provides a thorough analysis of internal rating systems.
Giacomo De Laurentis, Renato Maino, Luca Molteni, 2011

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «RATINGS»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term ratings is used in the context of the following news items.
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Miss USA ratings at all-time low amid Trump controversy
Viewership of this year's Miss USA pageant plummeted to an all-time low after Donald Trump's controversial statements caused it to be relegated to the ... «CNNMoney, Jul 15»
2
Hannibal cancelled by NBC after ratings slump
Hannibal cancelled by NBC after ratings slump ... on the air for three seasons despite Cancellation Bear Chow ratings and images that would have shredded the ... «The Guardian, Jun 15»
3
Moody's concludes reviews on 63 US banks' ratings
New York, May 14, 2015 -- Moody's Investors Service has concluded its rating reviews on 60 US regional banks and three custodian banks. These reviews were ... «Moodys.com, May 15»
4
ABC's 'World News' ends NBC's 'Nightly News' ratings record
A day after he took charge of the Peacock's embattled news operations, NBC's “Nightly News” ended its 5½-year record run as the top-rated evening newscast. «New York Post, Apr 15»
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TV Ratings Wednesday: Updated -'Empire' Finale Soars to Huge …
Update: FOX ordered fast final ratings. Empire rose to a 6.5 adults 18-49 rating from 8-10PM, with the 8-9PM hour earning a 6.1 adults 18-49 rating and the ... «TVbytheNumbers, Mar 15»
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Ratings Slip for NBC 'Nightly News' With Lester Holt
NBC's “Nightly News” held on to first place in the ratings last week, but its numbers took a tumble with Lester Holt sitting in the anchor chair in place of Brian ... «Wall Street Journal, Feb 15»
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S.&P. Settlement Leaves Future Unclear for Ratings
In the wake of the financial crisis, when rating agencies were blamed for feeding a subprime mortgage frenzy, Congress used the Dodd-Frank Act to adopt a ... «New York Times, Feb 15»
8
SEC charges ratings agency S&P over ratings
Securities and Exchange Commission Chair Mary Jo White banned the world's largest credit rater, Standard & Poor's, from a large part of the mortgage market ... «USA TODAY, Jan 15»
9
Mega ratings for ESPN's college football playoffs make cable TV …
While the network's ratings are huge, they pale in comparison to the 111 million viewers that tuned in for the Super Bowl on network TV last year. Related: TV ... «CNNMoney, Jan 15»
10
New Federal College Ratings Will Consider Aid, Total Cost …
The White House previously announced that the plan would tie federal financial aid to colleges' performance as judged by these ratings. This step, which ... «NPR, Dec 14»

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