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pronunciation:
reIt
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a quantity calculated with regard to another measured quantity, as, for example, "miles per hour" or "beats per minute."
He drives the race car at a rate of over two hundred miles per hour.She is paid at a rate of fifteen dollars per hour.
definition 2: the speed or pace at which something is done.
You'd better work at a faster rate if you want to get it done on time.
synonyms:
pace, speed
definition 3: the condition, grade, or quality of something.
The baseball team was first rate.
definition 4: price or cost.
The electric rate is high in this part of the country.
synonyms:
cost, price
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: rates, rating, rated
definition 1: to regard.
He rated the book as excellent.
synonyms:
regard
similar words:
consider, esteem, judge
definition 2: to put in a certain rank or order.
The judges rated the skaters.
synonyms:
grade, rank
similar words:
order
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