'rate'
Overview of noun rate
1. rate  (a magnitude or frequency relative to a time unit; "they traveled at a rate of 55 miles per hour"; "the rate of change was faster than expected")
2. rate, charge per unit  (amount of a charge or payment relative to some basis; "a 10minute phone call at that rate would cost $5")
3. pace, rate  (the relative speed of progress or change; "he lived at a fast pace"; "he works at a great rate"; "the pace of events accelerated")
4. rate  (a quantity or amount or measure considered as a proportion of another quantity or amount or measure; "the literacy rate"; "the retention rate"; "the dropout rate")
Overview of verb rate
1. rate, rank, range, order, grade, place  (assign a rank or rating to; "how would you rank these students?"; "The restaurant is rated highly in the food guide")
2. rate  (be worthy of or have a certain rating; "This bond rates highly")
3. rate, value  (estimate the value of; "How would you rate his chances to become President?"; "Gold was rated highly among the Romans")
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