16 Definitions of Rate

The meaning of the word rate, the definition of Rate:

n. - Established portion or measure; fixed allowance.

n. - That which is established as a measure or criterion; degree; standard; rank; proportion; ratio; as, a slow rate of movement; rate of interest is the ratio of the interest to the principal, per annum.

n. - Valuation; price fixed with relation to a standard; cost; charge; as, high or low rates of transportation.

n. - A tax or sum assessed by authority on property for public use, according to its income or value; esp., in England, a local tax; as, parish rates; town rates.

n. - Order; arrangement.

n. - Ratification; approval.

n. - The gain or loss of a timepiece in a unit of time; as, daily rate; hourly rate; etc.

n. - The order or class to which a war vessel belongs, determined according to its size, armament, etc.; as, first rate, second rate, etc.

n. - The class of a merchant vessel for marine insurance, determined by its relative safety as a risk, as A1, A2, etc.

v. t. & i. - To chide with vehemence; to scold; to censure violently.

v. t. - To set a certain estimate on; to value at a certain price or degree.

v. t. - To assess for the payment of a rate or tax.

v. t. - To settle the relative scale, rank, position, amount, value, or quality of; as, to rate a ship; to rate a seaman; to rate a pension.

v. t. - To ratify.

v. i. - To be set or considered in a class; to have rank; as, the ship rates as a ship of the line.

v. i. - To make an estimate.

The word "rate" uses 4 letters: A E R T

Direct anagrams of rate:

tare tear

Words formed by adding one letter before or after rate, or to rate in any order:

a - reata   b - taber   c - caret carte cater crate react recta trace   d - dater derat rated tared trade tread   e - arete eater   f - after   g - grate great retag targe terga   h - earth hater heart rathe   i - irate retia terai   k - taker   l - alert alter artel later ratel taler   m - armet mater ramet tamer   n - antre   o - oater orate   p - apter pater peart prate taper   r - rater tarre terra   s - aster rates stare tares tears teras   t - tater tetra treat   u - urate   v - avert trave   w - tawer water   x - extra retax taxer   y - teary  

Shorter words found within rate:

ae ar are art at ate ear eat er era et eta rat re ret ta tae tar te tea

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